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Geeky Picture of
Microsoft Personnel in 1978-Truth!
Summary of the eRumor: The email includes a picture
of 11 people who look like a band of hippies and who are said to be Bill
Gates, Paul Allen, and other Microsoft luminaries in 1978 when Microsoft
was in its infancy. The eRumor also asks "Would you have
The Truth: The eRumor is
true. The picture is posted on Bill Gates' bio page on the
Microsoft site and was taken on December 7, 1978. It was taken in
Albuquerque, New Mexico before the company moved to California.
The top row is Steve Wood, Bob Wallace,
Jim Lane. Middle row: Bob O'Rear, Bob Greenberg, Marc McDonald, Gordon
Letwin. Bottom row: Bill Gates, Andrea Lewis, Marla Wood, Paul Allen.
It goes without saying that if you had invested in Microsoft at that
time, you'd be among the company of people who became rich as a result.
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