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Bill Has a Great Sense of Humor (or Just Good Writers)

At this week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Bill Gates gave what he said was his final keynote, as he's retiring from full-time Microsoft work this summer.

In the speech, Gates gave his vision for the future of personal computing, one where mice and keyboards are replaced by natural language and touch (maybe he's been inspired by the iPhone).

But the best part was a video showing Gates' last day, starring George Clooney and Bono.

The writers must read Barney's Rubble, as the video showed Gates vying for a role on this year's presidential ticket. As my column did over a year ago, observers noted the fact that Bill's retirement coincides with the next presidential term. Of course, you heard it here first, long before "Dilbert" writer Scott Adams took all the credit.

Posted by Doug Barney on January 07, 2008 at 11:52 AM