Lincoln Spector: Charity begins at home, Bill

Talk about disaster. Bill Gates is retiring from Microsoft to devote himself full-time to charity.

2nd September, 2006

Talk about disaster. Bill Gates is retiring from Microsoft to devote himself full-time to charity. What could be worse?

Okay, that sounds a little odd. But look at it from my point of view. I write computer humour. I need a bad guy, and for nearly 20 years, Gates fitted the bill like dirt on a mousepad. He's appeared in this column as Macbeth, Charles Foster Kane and Yertle the Turtle; I can't just turn...

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