Though it seems to me that the joke was on Mac snobs here. At the end of the conversation I last blogged, I found another paragraph. DNA speaks:
bq. “I was talking to Nathan Myhrvold the other day, and I said to him – you know, if you just went through Silicon Valley hiring all the people whom Apple has hired in the last few years, you could put together a pretty good technology company. That’s just about what we’re doing, he said.”
So now I remember why I keep dead people in the contacts book.