“Bill Gates’ first day at work in the newly created role of technology adviser got off to a rocky start yesterday as the Microsoft founder struggled for hours to install the Windows 8.1 upgrade,” Andy Borowitz writes for The New Yorker.
“After failing to install the upgrade by lunchtime, Mr. Gates summoned the new Microsoft C.E.O. Satya Nadella, who attempted to help him with the installation, but with no success,” Borowitz writes. “While the two men worked behind closed doors, one source described the situation as ‘tense.'”
Borowitz writes, “A Microsoft spokesman said only that Mr. Gates’ first day in his new job had been ‘a learning experience…'”
Read more in the full article here.
Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end. – Sid Caesar
Microsoft names Satya Nadella as CEO; Ballmer’s and Nadella’s letters to employees – February 4, 2014
Satya Nadella? Seriously, Microsoft? – January 31, 2014