Bill Gates on the ‘Daily Show’


Bill Gates was on the Daily Show last night to shill his new Windows Vista, which hits the market today. I got to admit: the interview was a little disappointing. No hot seat, no tough questions. It was better than Jon Stewart at the Oscars, but one still got the sneaking feeling that this Q&A session was negotiated word for word before Gates ever stepped off the plane. Stewart did ask Gates when we’ll be getting jet packs; Gates also didn’t seem to know which camera to look at, which made him seem less infallible Microsoft tyrant and more, well, guest who doesn’t know what camera to look at. What do you think? Here’s the interview in two clips: