The Visual History of the Graphical User Interface
A great find from Tim Tabor, it's Marcin Wichary's Guidebook: Graphical User Interface Gallery, featuring some great historical timelines illustrating the history of the icon. The site is truly a treasure. One of my favorite sections is a collection of "First Run" Screenshots - all the different GUIs as they look just after setup.
Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. He is a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.
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Check out Amiga OS Workbench 1.0's desktop clock...
OK, OK -- so Longhorn's is slightly less pixelated, but it still sounds like a solid lawsuit to me! ;)