Bill Gates, Steve Jobs set for historic conversation

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    i'm sure this isn't the First time that they've sat down and talked, or am i wrong about that?
     
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    Sounds like it'll be an interesting discussion.
     
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    I believe this is the first time they've publicly shared a conversation on the same stage in front of an audience. They've shared time together in the recent past, but not in a public venue.
     
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    gotcha. makes sense.


    should be an interesting discussion at least. hopefully it'll focus more on their respective philosophies rather than their products.
     
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    Wow it'd freaky on that page with the live stock prices.

    this should be very cool though. :D
     
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    I remember the other "D Conferences". Steve actually unveiled the Airport Express at the "D Conference". Basically its a time for all the execs to get together to talk, see new products, and play games.

    The downside is that historically the WSJ has only allowed members who attended see the video of the conference. hopefully we'll be able to see a copy of the conversation.
     
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    i'd settle for a transcript of the chat between the two. :p
     
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    Distracting, isn't it?

    The writer of this story is kind of clueless. His assertion that Jobs' insistence that hardware and software be integrated "led to his ouster" from Apple is incorrect. If it was true, then his successor John Scully would have changed that, wouldn't he? Funny how such obvious stuff eludes the media sometimes.

    I'd sure like to see the interview. Even if they don't reveal much by what they say, the body language between the two could be very interesting.
     
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    Hmmm......they should make some Mac vs. PC commercials using Jobs and Gates :D
     
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    that'd end up in a fight. when a reporter asked gates about the commercials he blew up.
     
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    I imagine the conversation will go something like this:

    Gates vs. Jobs

    :D
     
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    Apple arrange to have a call put through to Steve's iPhone while he is onstage during the interview

    >iPhone rings

    >Steve answers

    >turns to Bill G

    >"Bill-its for you"
    >Hands the iPhone to a flabbergasted Bill G

    Mastercard moment!:apple:
     
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    *dies
     
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    Only hope Steve holds back on any more Presidential recommendations...

    and AAPL stockholders wonder why AAPL tanked in the past few days?

    Please Steve, just stick to making the most elegant machines in the history of the world.

    No political hubris please, even if Al Gore is a fanboi. Rush Liimbaugh is a fanboi too, and no one wants to see him President.
     
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    oh this going to be good! i can't wait. so many things to talk about. we should have a watching party......anyone????
     
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    This is gonna get interesting...when is this historic event?
     
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    Gates should come out on stage in the BLOATED suit :D
     

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