What If? What If? What If?

from the lots-of-ideas dept

Odd timing, but here are two different looks at "alternate realities." News.com is running a fun little look backwards suggesting what would have happened in a variety of situations if things were a bit different (Moore's Law ended early, Apple licensed its OS early on, the mouse was never invented, etc...). Meanwhile, Wired is looking forward with an alternate reality of the future, wondering what would happen if Microsoft hired Linus Torvalds and actually listened to him.


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    dorpus, Jan 26th, 2005 @ 8:01am

    Heh

    Techies would hate MS even more and come up with even more awkward OS's as "competitors".

     

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    aNonMooseCowherd, Jan 26th, 2005 @ 10:42pm

    alternate reality

    I want to know what would have happened if Dorpus had remained on his home planet.

     

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