Rock Star!

4:00 PM -- At today's Cisco Live! keynote, to pass the time before the talk began, they were putting questions up on the big screens around the stage. People get to text their answers, and the real-time results got displayed.

Here's a good one they tried: "Which 1980s rock star does [Cisco CEO] John Chambers most remind you of?" Your choices: David Lee Roth, David Bowie, Bruce Springstein, Bono.

Oh yes. John Chambers's cross-dressing and frequent hairstyle changes remind me so much of David Bowie.

Bono won the poll, not by a huge margin. That almost makes sense, if you're talking about the Bono who walks around talking to news cameras. Like they say on the SAT, you pick the answer that best matches...

— Craig Matsumoto, West Coast Editor, Light Reading

Pete Baldwin 12/5/2012 | 4:01:40 PM
re: Rock Star!

Didn't think of that one until long after filing this blog.  The outer look is there, sort of. The personality, maybe not.

Anyone got a better one?

Jeff Baumgartner 12/5/2012 | 4:01:39 PM
re: Rock Star!

Phil Collins would get my vote if it he was listed as  a choice. But does he qualify as a rock star?

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