Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/08/01/ballmer_dances/

Dancing Ballmer subjected to Zune dance therapy

Steve's happy feet stomp all over iPod ads

By Joe Fay

Posted in Bootnotes, 1st August 2007 15:16 GMT

If you’re sitting at your desk, staring out of the window and wishing you were running around in the sun, spare a thought for one Microsoft employee who will soon be doing just that. Permanently.

The japester appears to have used an internal Microsoft website to direct, well, just about anyone to this re-reinterpretation of Steve Ballmer’s infamous monkeyboy dance. Or is it a re-reinterpetation of Apple's iPod advertising campaign? In these mashed-up days, it's hard to tell.

As our informant says, “Who says Microsoft "ain't down" with the web2.0 kids.”

Well, the Web 2.0 kids for a start probably.

Just for added August-ness, the same page throws up this:

Which should be a joke, but feels just a little too real for our comfort. ®

Bootnote

Thanks to Reg reader Richard for the tip off.