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    microsoft Blame Satya Nadella!

    For all or those who still insist on "writing a stiff letter to Bill Gates"....

    Satya Narayana Nadella (born 1967 in Hyderabad, India) is an American business executive, engineer and the current chief executive officer of Microsoft.

    He was appointed CEO on 4 February 2014, succeeding Steve Ballmer.

    Previously, he was executive vice president of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise group, responsible for building and running the company's computing platforms, developer tools and cloud services.

    I can only presume he got the job because no-one is sure how to pronounce his name properly?
    (edit... for all the fuckwits out there, it seems I have to clarify that my point is merely this will be a unremembered name that will be mispronounced by those who try to remember it... not because it is a "none western name" FFS!)

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    Default Re: Blame Satya Nadella!

    You suggesting that top jobs should go to people who are called John, Steve or Peter? Smacks of dumb racism.

    Perhaps, following the same logic, the world should avoid banning women from top jobs too?

    We aren't living in the 50s or 60s. Well most of us aren't.

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    Default Re: Blame Satya Nadella!

    Perhaps we should blame Stephen Elop for the state of the Xbox division too? I'm not sure what the point of the original post was except to ridicule a non western name, after all the western world is the centre of the known universe right?

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    Default Re: Blame Satya Nadella!

    Quote Originally Posted by Zippeyrude View Post
    You suggesting that top jobs should go to people who are called John, Steve or Peter? Smacks of dumb racism.

    Perhaps, following the same logic, the world should avoid banning women from top jobs too?

    We aren't living in the 50s or 60s. Well most of us aren't.
    Are you for real? The only person trying to turn this into racism is you!

    I would have said the same in the name was a very English "Siobhan Whewell" (which if you know both the forename and surname, you would know that are not spoken how they read).

    My original point was that every one blames "Bill Gates"... with this new CEO i was suggesting...

    A) I doubt Anyone will remember the name
    B) I doubt they would know how to pronounce it properly.

    How this equates to me being racist, I have no idea!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mysterym View Post
    Perhaps we should blame Stephen Elop for the state of the Xbox division too? I'm not sure what the point of the original post was except to ridicule a non western name, after all the western world is the centre of the known universe right?
    Oh the irony... My point was that YEARS after Gates left the fold people insist on using his name for blaming everything from a MS mouse to Windows 8. It is a name that everyone knows... this name will not be. Obviously that went over your head like a fricking 747.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MsDG View Post
    I can only presume he got the job because no-one is sure how to pronounce his name properly?
    (edit... for all the fuckwits out there, it seems I have to clarify that my point is merely this will be a unremembered name that will be mispronounced by those who try to remember it... not because it is a "none western name" FFS!)
    Perhaps the real fuckwit should learn some grammar and also how to spell

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    Default Re: Blame Satya Nadella!

    Fight

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    Default Re: Blame Satya Nadella!

    The reason he got the job is because in the next 5 years the major expansion in most areas of computing will be cloud computing. We're already moving into it with gaming consoles now all utilising it, and now a lot of companies are making software for it on PC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zippeyrude View Post
    Are you suggesting that top jobs should go to people who are called John, Steve or Peter? It smacks of dumb racism. < Incorrect English? X2

    Perhaps, following the same logic, the world should avoid banning women from top jobs too? < Incorrect use of a comma?

    We're not living in the 50s or 60s. Well most of us aren't. < "We aren't"? At the beginning of a sentence? Are you mad?
    Much as I love the idea of us all pointing out poor spelling, grammar and general typo's I fail to see why we made the jump from Racism to Dyslexia?

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    Quote Originally Posted by swiggy View Post
    The reason he got the job is because in the next 5 years the major expansion in most areas of computing will be cloud computing. We're already moving into it with gaming consoles now all utilising it, and now a lot of companies are making software for it on PC.

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    No shit? And there was me thinking he really got the job purely based on his name!

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    Then what exactly is the point of this thread? Because there are very little people I know who use bill gates name as a jab at Microsoft.

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    Your corrections are laughable. Go back to school.

    The fact that two of us immediately saw your post as focusing on 'non western' names couldn't possibly result in you admitting that the post was easily interpreted as being racist?

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    Fucks sake.... Just show us your (white) tits and we will all agree with you !!!!

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    Default Re: Blame Satya Nadella!

    ... perhaps, he was appointed because he was the best person for the job.

    Just imagine that

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    Default Re: Blame Satya Nadella!

    Quote Originally Posted by Zippeyrude View Post
    ... perhaps, he was appointed because he was the best person for the job.

    Just imagine that
    Already tried to point that out but it led to a sarcastic response that didn't really mean anything.

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    Default Re: Blame Satya Nadella!

    I like Windows 8

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    Default Re: Blame Satya Nadella!

    Quote Originally Posted by swiggy View Post
    Then what exactly is the point of this thread?

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    Perhaps if we look at the title "Blame Satya Nadella" and the very first line "For all or those who still insist on "writing a stiff letter to Bill Gates" (highlighted in bold) one might conclude that it is a post to highlight that the MS CEO has now changed (as no-one has yet posted)... and while I was at it I would make a "humorous" link to the fact that many still think Mr Gates is to blame for every thing... and went on to allude that very few will remember his name.

    Unfortunately I seem to have done this on "Skunk Saturday"

    Racism Police
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    Pointless Police

    Anymore?

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    Default Re: Blame Satya Nadella!

    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]hell calm down everyone

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    Default Re: Blame Satya Nadella!

    Quote Originally Posted by Zippeyrude View Post
    ... perhaps, he was appointed because he was the best person for the job.

    Just imagine that
    Are you serious?

    Of course he was picked because he was the best person for the job!

    I honestly do not know what planet you are from if you seriously think that anyone would really think he was picked because of his name!

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    Default Re: Blame Satya Nadella!

    I'm trying to rational as possible and perhaps the sarcasm was lost on the internet but I clearly wasn't the only person to pickup on this. But either way then going on to insult someone for making two comments that were entirely justified under the circumstances is unwarranted.

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