Bill Gates wanted to look good and impress everyone with his success. He decided to measure the accomplishments of Microsoft against General Motors.
The comparison went like this:
If automotive technology had kept pace with computer technology over the past few decades, we would all now be driving a V-32 instead of a V-8, and it would have a top speed of 10,000 miles per hour.
Or we could have an economy car that weighs 30 pounds and gets a thousand miles to a gallon. In either case the price of a new car would be less than $50.
In response to all this, GM responds:
"Yes, but would you really want to drive a car that crashes four times a day?"
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