TIL that an intern at Microsoft made the popular game solitaire back in 1988. There were few computer games available at the time. Bill Gates approved Solitary, therefore it became a part of the Windows operating system.

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  1. There were few computer games available at the time??? There were literally thousands of computer games made between 1977 and 1988.

    I had hundreds and hundreds of games for early 8-bit computers and for the PC in DOS before Windows came out.

    The author of that article was oblivious.

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