A very patient soul spent hours and hours of his life installing each version of Windows from 1.0 to 8.0 Pro, then sped up the footage. The result? The entire history of the operating system condensed into just over an hour. Bonus points: Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories as the soundtrack.
It’s fun to see how antiquated Windows 1.0 looks against Windows 8’s clean, Metro design, and the hour-long ride gives you a nice, big picture look at how far Windows has come (with a quick break for Doom and Reversi). The main takeaway, though? Man, if only Windows installed as quickly today as it did 20 years ago. [CNET]