Microsoft Bob, codename 'Utopia', was a project in which Rover the dog introduced Microsoft OS to new users through the metaphor of a house. Come explore the wondrous world of interfaces old and new at @ImpaktFestival 30-10 til 03-11 in Utrecht!
was this the original proposal that got dialled way down to become Clippy?!
@air_pump yes. Besides Rover the dog, you could also choose a streetwise rat. The project only truly disappeared in 2007 perhaps because it was managed by Gates' wife.
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