Office lacks atmosphere at last

I sabotaged the aircon vents so they couldn’t blow cold, dusty air in my face. Now I’m finally fully alert and able to focus on work. Incredibly, there was edible food in the cafeteria.

Microsoft prepares to turn the screws…

Now that George W is Acting President, Microsoft is confidently returning to its old business practices. Like every successful monopolist, they’ve decided that it’s time to bleed the customers dry. There are apparently two main components to this strategy: If you don’t upgrade to Windows XP or Windows 2000 and Office 2000 by October, you’ll have to pay full retail price for future Windows and Office upgrades. Yes, they’re coupling Office with Windows—be running the latest version of both by October, or pay full price for upgrades for both.