Well if you've cursed Microsoft founder Bill Gates for forcing you to over-stretch your phalanges, start apologising. For Gates says it's not his fault. He told fundraisers at Harvard that it's all down to IBM.
"It was a mistake," Gates said. "We could have had a single button, but the guy who did the IBM keyboard design didn't want to give us our single button."
Apparently the real culprit was an IBM PC engineer called David Bradley, who admits that he created Ctrl-Alt-Del, but insists it was Gates who "made it famous."
Watch Bradley attempt to defend himself from the finger-weary here: