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  • Today's News: Our Take - Bill Gates Admits Control-Alt-Delete Was a Mistake

  • Ever find it difficult to log in to your computer? Bill Gates understands that feeling since most PC users have to Control-Alt-Delete to do so something that was actually a mistake.
    "We could have had a single button," Gates said ...
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  • Ever find it difficult to log in to your computer? Bill Gates understands that feeling since most PC users have to Control-Alt-Delete to do so - something that was actually a mistake.
    "We could have had a single button," Gates said Saturday at a fundraising Q&A at Harvard University. "But the guy who did the IBM keyboard design didn't want to give us our single button. ... It was a mistake."
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    Still, Gates points out that the early days of innovating computers were about making them functional. "We did some clever stuff," he said. "We were able to experiment with a lot of stuff, but more on the software side than the hardware."
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