It's 10 O'Clock, Do You Know Who Your Macintosh Is Dating?

It's 10 O'Clock, Do You Know Who Your Macintosh Is Dating?

Sonia Zjawinski
Jan 22, 2009
The year is 1983, and Steve Jobs is hosting an apple event. Trying to keep things different, Jobs plays game show host to the Apple Dating Game. The contestants: Fred Gibbons, president of Software Publishing Corporation; Mitch Kapor, president of Lotus Development, and a young Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft.

The clip above is hilar. One of our favorite parts is Jobs' grinning face when Bill mentions that 1/2 of Microsoft's revenue would be from Mac software. Ah those were the days. Other highlights include radical neon lighting, color coordinated outfits that would now be considered hipster, and Steve Jobs' mullet in training.

After the jump a clip of Steve Jobs ripping Microsoft a new one just a few years later...

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