(October 28, 1955- )
Chairman and Chief Software Architect of Microsoft
Richest man in the world
Why he might be annoying
He was found guilty of using illegal business practices to maintain the Windows monopoly.
He constantly charges for minor updates that fix previous bugs.
He was accused of borrowing from the Xerox and Apple GUI system.
He was found guilty of unfairly competing with Netscape.
Why he might not be annoying
He donated over one billion dollars to charity in one year.
He destroyed the Seattle grunge scene by refusing to wear flannels.
He is ranked in People Magazine's 25 Most Intriguing People (1999).
He is left handed.
When asked by Time magazine (January 13, 1996) about religion, he said: 'Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.'
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Year In Review:
For 2017, as of last week, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 45 Votes: 84.44% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 71 Votes: 56.34% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 75 Votes: 45.33% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 192 Votes: 52.60% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 172 Votes: 69.19% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 191 Votes: 81.68% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 229 Votes: 69.43% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 1279 Votes: 73.49% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 1226 Votes: 78.38% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 364 Votes: 65.93% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 364 Votes: 65.93% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 972 Votes: 69.03% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 1014 Votes: 70.32% Annoying
In 2003, Out of 1760 Votes: 68.92% Annoying
In 2002, Out of 9948 Votes: 75.57% Annoying
In 2001, Out of 9813 Votes: 73.74% Annoying
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