The TechEd sessions are an opportunity for engineers to share information openly and honestly, but this seems to have gone to some people's heads.
Four Microsoft engineers were talking at one such event and were debating a question on passwords. Bill Gates has already said that passwords will be dead in a few years as we move to two-factor authentication. His staff disagree.
"I'm sorry Bill but you're smoking crack on this one; passwords will always be with us," said the leader, who shall remain nameless for reasons of his job security.
"Yeah, and he doesn't share it either," chimed in his colleague.
Do they know something about the recreational habits of Microsoft's chairman that we don't? Fine inquiring minds want to know.
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