chapter  5
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Cyberprop: The Path to Totalprop

It was August 24, 1995, and a bewitchingly cloudy day in Redmond, Washington, the "campus" of Microsoft, the world's leading computer software designer and maker. It was the kickoff of Windows 95, the latest and greatest operating system in the Microsoft line. Inside a great tent sat 2,600 journalists, dignitaries, and high-tech executives. Outside were 1,500 young employees whose stock options would make many of them millionaires and who had taken a rare few hours off to celebrate the event.