Garrett Smith writes "The seattle times takes a look at the geek parties at comdex and compares them to the exec parties. " H:Hehe-having spent some time at events along these lines (first SF convention at age 12!), I can attest to this. It's true, we, well, get down differently. Granted, this article looks at a party Gates attends-I'd love to see an article on alternative OS partying.