Throwback: Mzansi Reacts to Mbuyiseni Ndlozi’s Video of Bill Gates Explaining the Internet

Throwback: Mzansi Reacts to Mbuyiseni Ndlozi’s Video of Bill Gates Explaining the Internet

- Economic Freedom Fighters politician Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has shared a video clip of businessman Bill Gates trying to explain the internet to broadcaster David Letterman

- Ndlozi argues that the television host, Letterman, didn’t even understand what Gates was saying to him 25 years ago

- South Africans are reacting to the clip and some jokingly told the EFF leader to admit he didn’t get the message from the Microsoft boss either

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Economic Freedom Fighters leader Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has done it again on social media. Ndlozi has posted a short video clip showing Bill Gates explaining how the internet works to David Letterman.

Ndlozi believes many can relate to the clip that was captured 25 years ago, saying that some people are struggling to explain to a child who was born in the 2000s how the old VHS video cassettes work.

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Because the internet was such an unknown innovation for most back then, the outspoken politician argues that Letterman didn’t have a clue what Gates was telling him.

Letterman is a 74-year-old television host, one of the finest broadcasters based in the United States of America who had been interviewing the Microsoft Corporation boss at the time.

EFF leader Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has shared a video of Bill Gates explaining the internet 25 years ago. Image: @MbuyiseniNdlozi/@thisisBillGates/Instagram
EFF leader Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has shared a video of Bill Gates explaining the internet 25 years ago. Image: @MbuyiseniNdlozi/@thisisBillGates/Instagram
Source: Instagram

"The internet makes life easier"

Ndlozi’s latest offering has attracted views from his Twitter followers and some say the internet has made our lives easier.

The post reads:

“Must watch: This is interesting, 25 years ago, Bill Gates was trying to explain the internet to David Letterman. David couldn’t understand... today, we can’t even explain the tape recorder or a VHS to kids born after the year 2000!”

Mzansi shares different views

@Kingrapse said:

“And to now think about, what we are able to do today, which we thought was impossible, just two years ago, is unbelievable... working from home, for example, was for some of us a pipe dream, today it is our reality and definitely our normal in the future...”

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@6ixbelowNa said:

“This is what it feels like explaining bitcoin/crypto to people in 2021. Most people will only catch on years later though and it won’t seem like a joke any more.”

@Kahazum said:

“What I find funny is that when the internet started, American companies explored plans of buying it. Until they were told it is like the economy. You can’t buy it.”

@Mbuleloxinana said:

“I am clueless. Lol.”

@MaadieMr said:

“Talk about yourself, not another man.”

@Themba_Kevin said:

“Thought you said Gates was just a dropout.”

Ndlozi fires shots at Cyril Ramaphosa

In other politics stories, Briefly News reported that EFF Ndlozi had once again taken to his favourite pastime - criticising fellow politicians.

The leader threw some serious shade at ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa, sharing a cute snap of the leader dancing near an expensive car.

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"And what must we make of this? Mr Immediate Effect," wrote Ndlozi sarcastically.

While some social media users found the snap of Ramaphosa hilarious, others quickly jumped to the President's defence. Some even took the time to criticise the EFF for their own public slip-ups

@kabelodick said:

"Cyril is not supposed to appreciate things now? Maybe he wants to buy it. Ndlozi you have turned into a petty little girl shame, such intelligence going to waste, now you complain when Cyril is breathing."

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