That’s what happened on Friday, according to the Seattle Times. Rick Rashid, senior vice president for the division, took the entire Microsoft Research group to see a special screening of Star Trek, the newest movie in the long-running franchise. It’s become a tradition for him to do this whenever a new movie in the series is released.
According to company spokesman Lou Gellos:
"Indeed some of our Microsoft researchers boldly went where only a few had gone before."
Still, Redmond has a love of all things Trek, with one of the Microsoft entertainment and devices offices featuring a light-up bead curtain with the images of the original Kirk and Spock. Tacky perhaps, but whoever said techies had to have taste?
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