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Linux Today's Look at the Dark Side (CES Day Zero)

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Well, not a heck of a lot to report on the Linux front for day one of the Consumer Electronics Show (really day zero, because the show floor doesn't open up until tomorrow morning.) The evening highlight, as it were, was the annual "Look How Great Microsoft Is" keynote by Bill Gates. I'll apologize in advance for the quality of the photos, they ran out of assigned press seating and a lot of us were seated up in nosebleed territory.

The first part of the talk was a Disney-style World of Tommorrow fantasy of the next five years, where computers are your friends and information seamlessly follows you everywhere and you can turn your cell phone into a desktop computer by placing it down on a table. About all it seemed to demonstrate was that Microsoft can produce a snazzy demo with no real technology behind it, although some of the concepts were intriguing.

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