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January 20, 1988


By CBR Staff Writer

If you want to rub shoulders with the rich and famous of the computer industry, there are few better places than the Boston Computer Society, but the members are quite unfazed by the presence of greatness in their midst: the Wall Street Journal reports that a member was desperate for help after he found that he couldn’t load Microsoft’s OS/2 onto his expensive new personal computer and was met by blank stares until a familiar figure in the audience offered the solution – ignore the auto command and invoke another one; the helpful bysitter was Lotus Development Corp founder and Pizza popper Mitch Kapor but the only response from the disgruntled member was why couldn’t Microsoft have told me that?

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