Last week Microsoft had some big announcement of the sort that is not really much of our concern around here, but it yielded a headline over on another website that popped up on my Goggle News and had me scratching my head–‘With Windows Phone 8, Microsoft Just Osborned Itself‘. Ozzy has a new show where he tries to turn on a computer? Bill Gates bit the head off a bat to stick it to Apple? What could it all mean?
As it turns out, it was a reference to a technological miscalculation of historical proportions, that after reading about I had a vague recollection that perhaps once I had heard tell of such, and so I set off to the googles and the wikis to find the whole truth and nothing but to share with you all. Click the jump to take a look back to 1983, and the foundation of the ‘Osborne Effect‘!