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Bill Gates pledges aid to fight HIV/AIDS in talks with Nigerian leader 

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US multi-billionaire Bill Gates has promised to assist Nigeria in fighting HIV/AIDS in talks with President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Bill Gates Meets With Nigerian President 
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Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates met President Olusegun Obasanjo this weekend for talks on fighting poverty and disease on the world's poorest continent, a senior official said Sunday.

Bill Gates in Ota, Meets Obasanjo 
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World richest man and Chairman of Micr-osoft, Mr. Bill Gates, yesterday met with President Olusegun Obas-anjo at his Ota farm in Ogun.

Bill Gates talks with Nigerian president on humanitarian issues - Oct 08 5:28 PM
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Microsoft founder Bill Gates met Nigeria's president this weekend for talks on fighting poverty and disease on the world's poorest continent, a senior official said Sunday.

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William Henry bil gates Gates III

Born: October 28, bill gates 1955
Seattle, Washington
Occupation: Chairman, Microsoft
Salary: US$1 million[1]
Net worth: 7.5% to bill gates house US$53.0 bill and melinda gates foundation billion (2006)[2]
Spouse: Melinda Gates
Children: 3

William Henry bill gates biography Gates III (born October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington) is the co-founder, chairman, former chief software architect, bill gates nazi and former CEO of Microsoft. He is bill gates history also the founder of Corbis, a digital image archiving company. Forbes magazine's The World's Billionaires list has ranked bill gates home him as how much is bill gates worth the richest person on earth for the last thirteen consecutive years. bill & melinda gates foundation In 1999, Gates' wealth briefly surpassed $100 billion making him the world's first centibillionaire (as measured in U.S. dollars).[3] According bill gates family to the Forbes 2006 magazine, Bill Gates's current net bill gates net worth worth is approximately $53 billion. When family wealth bill gates worth is considered, his family ranks second behind the Walton bill gates sharing his fortune family.[4][5]

Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the bill gates bio personal computer revolution. He is widely respected for his foresight and ambition.[6][7] He is also frequently research paper bill gates criticized as gates bill having built Microsoft through unfair or unlawful business practices. Since amassing his fortune, Gates has pursued a number inside bill gates house of philanthropic endeavors, donating large amounts of money (about 52% of his bill gates mansion total fortune) to various charitable organizations and scientific research programs history of bill gates through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, founded in 2000. On June 16, 2006, Bill Gates who is bill gates announced that he would move to a part-time role with biography of bill gates Microsoft (leaving day-to-day operations management) in 2008 to begin a career bill gates birthday in philanthropy, but will remain as chairman; the announcement coincided with decisions by billionaire Warren Buffett bill gates microsoft to double the Gates Foundation, matching contributions $1.5 billion in stock per year for about bill gates 20 years.[8]

Time magazine has ranked Bill Gates among the world's most influential people more times than any other man, and bill gates car as one of only four people in bill gates microsoft biography history to have shaped both the 20th century and the bill gates scholarship early 21st. Time also collectively named Gates, his wife Melinda and U2's lead singer Bono as the bio of bill gates 2005 Persons of the Year for their the bill and melinda gates foundation humanitarian efforts. That same year he was made an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire what is bill gates middle name by Queen Elizabeth II, which would entitle bill gates letterman him to be known as Sir William Gates if he were bill gates picture a citizen of Britain or the Commonwealth. In 2006, Gates Foundation was bill gates quotes awarded the Premio Príncipe de Asturias en Cooperación Internacional. In a list compiled by the magazine New Statesman in 2006, bill gates steve jobs+feud he was voted how old is bill gates eighth in the list of "Heroes of our time".[9]


  • 1 Early life
  • 2 Microsoft
    • 2.1 Anti-piracy information on bill gates efforts
    • 2.2 Microsoft pictures of bill gates house and IBM
    • 2.3 Windows
    • 2.4 Bill bill gates charity Gates' role
  • 3 Personal life
  • 4 Influence and wealth
  • 5 Popular where does bill gates live culture
  • 6 Works
  • 7 References bill gates and microsoft and bill gates and microsoft window footnotes
  • 8 Further reading
  • 9 External links

Early life

Bill Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington bill gates facts to William H. Gates, Sr. bill gates rules and Mary Maxwell Gates. His family was wealthy; his father bill gates scholarships was a prominent lawyer, his mother served on the board of directors for First Interstate Bank and The United Way, and her jobs india bill gates visa father, J. W. Maxwell, was a national bank president. Gates bill melinda gates foundation has one older sister, Kristi (Kristianne), and one younger sister, life of bill gates Libby.

According to the 1993 biography Hard Drive, Maxwell pictures of bill gates set up a million-dollar trust fund for Gates the year he was born.[10] Gates vehemently denied this in a bill gates company 1994 interview with Playboy:

PLAYBOY: Did you have a million-dollar trust fund while bill gates email address you were at Harvard?
GATES: bill gates personal email address Not true. Where does this randomness come from? You think it's a better myth to have started with a bunch of money and bill gates salary made money than to have started without? In what bill gates smart houses sense? My parents are very successful, and I went to the nicest private biography on bill gates school in the Seattle area. when was bill gates born I was lucky. But I never had any trust funds of any kind, though my dad did pay my tuition 113 million address medina of bill gates at Harvard, which was quite bill and linda gates foundation expensive.[11]

The 1993 biography Gates calls the trust fund claim one of the bill gates age "fictions" surrounding Gates' fortune.[12]

Gates excelled in elementary school, particularly in mathematics and bill gates children the sciences. At thirteen he enrolled in the Lakeside School, Seattle's most exclusive bill gates home address preparatory school where tuition in 1967 was $5,000 (Harvard tuition that year was bill gates house tour $1,760). When he was in the eighth grade, Lakeside obtained an ASR-33 teletype bill gates money terminal and a donation of computer time on bill gates pictures a General Electric computer from a "Mothers Club" rummage sale.citation needed] Gates took an interest in bill gates world concerns programming the GE system with BASIC, but the how much money does bill gates have donation was soon exhausted. Lakeside next obtained computer time on a how rich is bill gates a DEC PDP-10 owned by Computer Center Corporation. Gates and other students exploited bugs in the bill gates and paul allen system software until CCC banned them, bill gates steve jobs at which point Gates says he swore off computers for a year and a half.[13]

Bill Gates was arrested at least twice in New Mexico: bill gates wealth once in 1975 for speeding and driving without a license, and in 1977 contact bill gates when this photograph was taken.

CCC approached Lakeside again bill gates and microsoft windows xp in 1968 because other users were continuing to exploit the flaws in their system software. The bill gates biographie company offered several students unlimited computer time in exchange for finding bill gates cartoon character and fixing software problems. These students, bill gates e-mail who called themselves the Lakeside Programming Group, included Gates, Paul Allen, Ric Weiland, and bill gates grants Kent Evans. Gates identified this as bill gates inventions the point at which he became devoted to computing. He spent the next couple of years at the computer center teaching bill gates kids himself FORTRAN, LISPcitation needed] and PDP-10 machine language. The students would not just bill gates wife look for bugs, but they would also study the operating system from discarded code biography bill gates they found in the trash. The arrangement fund of help free money bill gates with CCC continued until 1970, when it went out of business. The info on bill gates following year Information Sciences Inc. hired the Lakeside students to write a payroll program las vegas bill gates fan network home in COBOL, providing them not only computer time but royalties as well. Gates also bibliography bill gates formed a venture with Allen, called Traf-O-Data, bill gates articles on microsoft about email and spam to make traffic counters based on the bill gates birth date Intel 8008 processor.[14]

According to a press inquiry, Bill Gates scored 1590 on his SATs, bill gates email which at the time corresponded to an IQ bill gates high school of 170 -a figure frequently reported in the popular media[15] (co-founder Paul Allen scored a perfect 1600),[16] and bill gates hoax was able to bill gates income enroll at Harvard University in the fall of 1973 to pursue pre-law, but he spent most of his time in the computer center bill gates personal email on campus [1]. It bill gates pie was there he met his future business partner, Steve bill gates resedents Ballmer.


Main article: Microsoft

After reading the January 1975 issue of Popular Electronics that demonstrated the Altair 8800, Gates called bill gates sharing fortune MITS (Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems), the creators of the new microcomputer, to inform bill gates speech them that he and others were working on david letterman bill gates video a BASIC interpreter for the platform.[17] In how can i contact bill gates reality, Gates and Allen did not have an Altair and had not written code for it; they merely wanted to gauge microsoft history bill gates corporation Roberts's interest. Roberts agreed to meet them for a demo, and over steve jobs and bill gates the course warren buffett + bill gates of a few weeks they developed an Altair emulator that ran on a minicomputer, and then the BASIC interpreter. The demonstration, held what did bill gates invent at MITS's offices in Albuquerque, was a what software made bill gates rich success and resulted in a deal with bill gates address MITS to distribute the interpreter as Altair BASIC. Gates took a leave of absence from Harvard to work with Allen bill gates beta test at MITS, and they dubbed their partnership Micro-Soft.[18]

Anti-piracy efforts

In 1984, Bill Gates appeared on bill gates email hoax the cover of TIME Magazine; he has since appeared seven more times.

In February 1976, bill gates high school speech Gates published his often-quoted "Open Letter to Hobbyists". In the bill gates humanitarian award letter, Gates claimed that most users were bill gates info using "stolen" pirated copies of Altair BASIC and that no hobbyist could afford to produce, distribute, bill gates patent 1&0 and maintain high-quality software without payment.[19] This letter was bill gates sleeping unpopular with many amateur programmers, not just those few using copies of the software. In the bill gates yacht ensuing years the costume bill gates letter gained significant support from Gates' business partners and allies. Eventually, the closed e-mail address of bill gates source, for-profit model Gates had envisioned would become the dominant model of software production and distribution, largely kill bill gates displacing the hobbyist model of open source software produced and distributed picture of bill gates for free. Despite Microsoft's reliance on closed source, where did bill gates grow up Gates has said that he collected discarded program listings bill gates and what he did at Harvard and learned programming techniques from them. [20]

Gates with Steve bill gates cars Jurvetson of DFJ, Stratton bill gates company information Sclavos of Verisign and Greg Papadopoulos of Sun Microsystems, October 1, 2004.

Microsoft and IBM

In 1980 bill gates education IBM approached Microsoft to make the BASIC interpreter for its upcoming personal computer, the IBM PC. bill gates management style When IBM's representatives mentioned that they needed an operating bill gates on education system, Bill Gates referred them to Digital Research, makers made the widely bill gates personal website used CP/M operating system that ran on a related type of bill gates residence microprocessor.[21] When IBM's representatives did not reach immediate agreement bill gates sharing his fortune. if you ignore this, with DR, they went back to Gates to ask about alternatives. Gates offered to provide a CP/M compatible operating system did you rob bill gates himself; He licensed a CP/M-compatible OS called QDOS ("Quick email bill gates and Dirty Operating System") from Tim Paterson personal email bill gates of Seattle Computer Products,[22], had it adapted for the PC, and IBM shipped this as PC-DOS.[23]

Later, after Compaq successfully cloned the IBM BIOS, the market saw a flood steve jobs, bill gates of IBM PC auto biography of bill gates clones.[24] Microsoft was quick to license DOS to other manufacturers, calling it MS-DOS bibliographies on bill gates (for Microsoft Disk Operating System). By marketing MS-DOS aggressively to manufacturers of IBM-PC clones, Microsoft went from a small player bill and melida gates foundation to one of the major software vendors in the home computer industry. bill gates - - my kind of guy Microsoft continued to develop bill gates albuquerque operating systems as well as software applications.[25][26]


See also: History of Microsoft bill gates and children Windows

In the early 1980s Microsoft introduced its own version of the graphical user interface bill gates and family (GUI), based bill gates awards received on ideas originally pioneered by the Xerox corporation, and further pioneered bill gates big brother and developed by Apple.[27] Microsoft released "Windows" as an addition and alternative to their DOS command bill gates biotechnology line, and to compete with other systems on the market that employed a GUI. By bill gates cartoons the early 1990s, Windows had pushed other DOS-based GUIs like GEM and GEOS out bill gates computer memory quote of the market. The release of Windows 3.0 in 1990 bill gates email scam was a tremendous success, selling around 10 million copies in the first two years and bill gates fortune cementing Microsoft's dominance in operating systems sales. bill gates hates open source [28]

By continuing to ensure, by various means, bill gates money clock that most computers came with Microsoft software pre-installed, the Microsoft bill gates photo archive corporation eventually became the largest software company in the world, earning Gates enough money that Forbes Magazine named bill gates pics him the wealthiest person in the world for several years.[29][30] Gates served bill gates publicity as the bill gates runs like a girl CEO of the company until 2000, when Steve Ballmer took the position, and continues to serve as chairman of the bill gates time line board as of September 2006.[17] Microsoft has bill gates worldwide co thousands of patents, and Gates has nine patents to his name. [31]

Bill Gates' role

Bill Gates giving his deposition at Microsoft on August 27, 1998

Since Microsoft's founding in 1975 and as pictures of bill gates grandfather of 2006, Gates has had primary responsibility for Microsoft's product strategy. profile of bill gates He has aggressively broadened the company's range of products, and wherever Microsoft has achieved a the life of bill gates dominant position he has where did bill gates go to college vigorously defended it. Many decisions that have led to antitrust litigation over Microsoft's business practices have had Gates' approval. young bill gates In the 1998 United States v. Microsoft case, Gates antitrust bill gates gave deposition testimony that several journalists ascii bill gates characterized as evasive. He argued over the definitions of words bill & melinda gates such as: compete, concerned, ask, and we.[32] BusinessWeek reported, "early bill gates + lottery scam rounds of his deposition show him offering obfuscatory answers and saying 'I don't bill gates - microsoft recall' so many times that even the presiding judge had to chuckle. Worse, many of the technology chief's denials and pleas of ignorance bill gates aids fraud were directly refuted by bill gates and sociology prosecutors with snippets of e-mail Gates both sent and received." [33] Despite denials by Bill Gates, bill gates business (at) the speed of thought the judge ruled that Microsoft had committed monopolization and tying, blocking competition, bill gates costume in violation of the Sherman Act.

Gates meets bill gates cute regularly with Microsoft's senior managers and program managers. By all accounts he can be extremely confrontational during these bill gates donation meetings, particularly when he believes bill gates family photo that managers have not thought out their business strategy bill gates family photos or have placed the company's future at risk. [34][11] He has been described shouting at length at bill gates giveaway employees before letting bill gates glasses them continue, with such remarks as "That's the stupidest thing I've ever bill gates global warming heard!" and "Why don't you just give up your options and join the Peace Corps?"[35] However, he often backs down when the targets of his outbursts bill gates humanitarian lies respond frankly and directly.[36] When he is not bill gates illuminati impressed with the technical hurdles managers claim to be facing, he sometimes quips, "Do you want me to do it over bill gates joke heaven the weekend?"[37]

Gates' role bill gates keynote speech for high school at Microsoft for most of its history has been primarily a management and bill gates leadership style executive role. However, he was an active software developer in the early years, particularly on the bill gates lottery company's programming language products. He has not officially been on a development team bill gates microsoft input email direct since bill gates money give away working on the TRS-80 Model 100 line, but he wrote code as late as 1989 that shipped in the company's products.[38]

On June bill gates office 15, 2006, Gates announced his plans to transition out bill gates paul allen of a day-to-day role with Microsoft effective July 31, 2008[39], to bill gates philanthropy allow him to devote more time to working with the Bill and bill gates resume Melinda Gates Foundation. bill gates scholarships for minorities During an interview with published on June 26 says his recent decision to "shift priorities" his day-to-day role has bill gates vista presentation changed to June 2008 instead of the original date billion dollar life insurance policy on bill gates of July 2008. After that date, Gates will continue conan o'brian bill gates in his role as the company's chairman and act as an advisor on key projects. His role as Chief get bill gates to send me money Software Architect will be filled immediately by Ray Ozzie how much did bill gates pay for dos who joined the company last year due to Microsoft taking is bill gates dead over his company Groove. One of his last initiatives before announcing his departure was the creation las reglas de bill gates of a robotics software group at Microsoft.

Personal life

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Bill Gates and Brazilian paul allen and bill gates President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in Davos. January 26, 2003

Bill Gates married Melinda French of pictures of bill gates wife Dallas, Texas on January 1, 1994. They have three portraits of bill gates children: Jennifer Katharine Gates (1996), Rory John Gates (1999) speech made by bill gates at a graduation and Phoebe Adele Gates (2002). Bill Gates' house is one of the most expensive houses in the world, and is a modern 21st statistics and graphes on bill gates century earth-sheltered home in the side steve jobs bill gates fights of a hill overlooking Lake Washington in Medina, Washington. According to King County public records, as of warren buffett and bill gates 2006, why was bill gates arrested the total assessed value of the property (land and house) is $125 million, and the annual property tax is writing with a voice bill gates excerpt just under $1 million. Also among Gates' private america bill gates acquisitions are the Codex Leicester, a collection of writings by Leonardo da Vinci which amway to take over wall mart as the no. 1 by bill gates Gates bought for $30.8 million at an auction in 1994,[40] and a rare Gutenberg Bible.citation needed]

In 2000, Gates founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a charitable organization, with bill and melinda gates scholarships his wife. The foundation's grants have bill gates : + home provided funds for college scholarships for under-represented minorities, bill gates accomplishments throughout life AIDS prevention, diseases prevalent in third world countries, and other causes. In 2000, the Gates Foundation endowed the University of Cambridge bill gates and aol with $210 million for the Gates Cambridge Scholarships. bill gates and goverment The Foundation has also pledged over $7 billion to its various causes, including $1 billion to the United bill gates and has contribution Negro College Fund; and as of bill gates and melinda 2005, had an estimated endowment of $29.0 billion. He bill gates and retirement has spent about a third of his lifetime income on charity.citation needed]

Gates has received three honorary doctorates, from the bill gates aol Nyenrode Business Universiteit, Breukelen, The Netherlands in 2000,[41] the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden bill gates assistent in 2002 and bill gates betta test Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan in 2005. Gates was also given an honorary KBE (Knighthood) from Queen Elizabeth II of bill gates biotechnology aids the United Kingdom in 2005,[42] in addition to having bill gates can't read entomologists name the Bill Gates flower fly, Eristalis gatesi, in his honor.[43]

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has bill gates charties stated that Gates is probably the most "spammed" person in the world, receiving as many bill gates commencement address as 4,000,000 e-mails per day in 2004, most of which were junk. Gates has almost bill gates consultant for worldwide e commerce an entire department devoted to filtering out junk emails.[44] In an article, Gates bill gates consulting projects or board of director position himself has said that most of this junk mail "offers to help bill gates critic [him] get out of debt or get rich quick", which "would be funny (given his financial state) if it bill gates date of birth weren't so irritating".[45]

Influence and bill gates donation buffett gospel wealth

Gates in Poland, 2006

Gates is widely considered one of the bill gates estate world's most influential people. Time Magazine named him one of the 100 bill gates family pic people who most influenced the 20th bill gates family pictures century, as well as one of the 100 most influential people of 2004, bill gates farwell 2005 and again in 2006. Gates and Oprah Winfrey are the only two people in the world to make all bill gates first company four lists. He was listed in the Sunday Times power bill gates foundation/domestic violence list in 1999, named CEO of the year by Chief Executive Officers magazine in 1994, ranked bill gates front-line doctors number one in the "Top 50 Cyber Elite" by Time in 1998, ranked bill gates give away number two in bill gates giving away his fortune the Upside Elite 100 in 1999 and was included in The Guardian as bill gates giving away money one of the "Top 100 influential people in media" in 2001. Gates has been number one on the "Forbes 400" bill gates grand father bill gates grand father and great-grandfather list from 1993 through to 2006 and number one on Forbes list of "The World's Richest People" from 1995-2006 bill gates grandfather with 50 billion US dollars. In 2004, he became a director of Berkshire Hathaway, the investment bill gates has aspergers company headed by Warren Buffett, the bill gates house address second wealthiest person in the world according to Forbes and a long time friend of Gates.[46] In 1999, Gates' wealth briefly surpassed $100 billion making bill gates immediate family him America's first centibillionaire. bill gates institute Since 2000, Gates' wealth has declined due to a fall in Microsoft's share price and the multi-billion dollar donations he has made bill gates interviews to his charitable foundations. According to a 2004 Forbes magazine article, Gates gave bill gates invent microsoft away over $29 billion to charities from 2000 onwards. These donations are bill gates investments usually cited as sparking a substantial change bill gates kenya press coverage worldwide - travel in attitudes towards philanthropy among the very rich, as philanthropy eventually became the norm for bill gates keynote the very rich. [47] The Gates received the Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation on May 4, 2006, in recognition of their world impact bill gates life story through charity giving.[48]

Gates owns bill gates message to teenagers a lavish home, with gardens and art collection. Gates claimed in 2005 that bill gates microsoft home address he has gone to work bill gates microsoft morality every day since 1975, which in recent years includes both his role at Microsoft, and his leadership position bill gates movie at the Gates Foundation. citation needed] In May 2006, bill gates phone number Gates said in an interview that he wished that he was bill gates photos not the richest man in the world, stating that he disliked the attention it brought.[49]

Popular culture

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Gates is often characterized as the quintessential example of bill gates religion a super-intelligent "nerd" with immense power and wealth. This has in turn led to pop bill gates resent high school graduation speech culture stereotypes of Gates as a tyrant or evil genius, often resorting to ruthless business techniques. bill gates retirement As such he has bill gates rich been the subject of numerous parodies in film, television, and video games.


Bill Gates at Consumer Electronics Show, January 4, 2006

Gates has published several essays throughout the years based on bill gates school of technology in philadelphia, pa his theories, predictions bill gates sharing his fortune hoax and visions of the computing industry. In these publications he often bill gates smart house expresses his personal views on current topics, and discusses Microsoft's plans. His writings have been published by BusinessWeek, Newsweek, USA Today, The Economist and bill gates speach Time. Some of his publications since 1997 include:

  • Person of bill gates sponsored charter schools the Year, Time, bill gates tax share December 2, 2005
  • The New World of Work, Executive E-mail, May 19, 2005
  • The PC Era Is bill gates vulcan Just Beginning, Business Week, March 22, 2005
  • Building Software That Is Interoperable by Design, Executive E-Mail, bill gates when he was a teenage boy February 3, 2005
  • The Enduring Magic of Software, InformationWeek, October 18, 2004
  • Preserving and Enhancing computer memory quote bill gates the Benefits of E-mail: A Progress Report, Executive direct email bill gates assistent E-mail, June 28, 2004
  • Microsoft Progress Report: Security, Executive E-mail, March 31, 2004
  • Losing Ground doctors without borders aids africa bill gates foundation in the Innovation Race?, CNET, February 25, 2004
  • A Spam-Free Future, The Washington e-mail from bill gates by john seabrook Post, November 24, 2003
  • Why I Hate Spam, The elligibility for bill gates scholarship Wall Street Journal, June 23, 2003
  • Building Trust in Technology, Global Agenda 2003 (World Economic Forum), January 23, 2003
  • Security in a Connected facts about bill gates World, Executive E-Mail, January good morning america bill gates 23, 2003
  • The Disappearing Computer, The World in 2003 (The Economist), December 2002
  • Slowing the history on bill gates Spread of AIDS in India, The New York Times, November 9, 2002
  • Trustworthy Computing, Executive E-Mail, July 18, 2002
  • Computing You is bill gates autistic Can Count on, April 2002
  • Tech in a Time of Trouble, The letterman tribute to bill gates World in 2002 (The Economist), December 2001
  • Moving into the Digital Decade, October 29, managerial attributes of bill gates marc platt and bill gates 2001
  • The PC: 20 Years Young, August 12, 2001
  • Why We’re Building .NET Technology, June 18, 2001
  • Shaping the melissa bill gates Internet Age, Internet Policy Institute, December 2000
  • Now for an michael jordan versus bill gates wealth Intelligent Internet, The World in 2001 (The Economist), November 2000
  • Will Frankenfood Feed personality analysis bill gates the World?, Time, June 19, 2000
  • Yes, More Trade with China, Washington Post, May 23, 2000
  • The Case personality type of bill gates for Microsoft, Time, May 7, 2000
  • Enter "Generation i", Instructor, March 2000
  • Product Distribution Goes Digital, IEEE Internet photographs of bill gates Computing, January 2000
  • Beyond Gutenberg, The World recent bill gates biography in 2000 (The Economist), November 1999
  • Everyone, Anytime, Anywhere, Forbes ASAP, October 4, 1999
  • The Second Wave, IEEE rich barton bill gates Internet Computing Magazine, August 18, richer than bill gates 1999
  • Microprocessors Upgraded the Way We Live, USA Today, June 22, 1999
  • Why the PC Will Not Die, Newsweek, May 31, 1999
  • The Wright Brothers: The 100 send email and get money from bill gates Most Important People of the Century, Time, short bill gates info March 29, 1999
  • Compete, Don't Delete, The Economist, June 13, story of bill gates 1998
  • Who Decides What Innovations Go into Your PC?, 1997

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Further reading

  • Harold Evans (2004). They Made America : bill gates europe pie face Two Centuries of Innovators from the Steam Engine bill gates face to the Search Engine". Little, Brown. ISBN 0-316-27766-5.
  • Bill Gates, Business @ The Speed bill gates failures of Thought ISBN 0-446-67596-2 (1999)
  • Bill Gates, The Road Ahead ISBN 0-14-026040-4 bill gates family fund (1996)
  • James Wallace, Hard Drive: Bill Gates and the Making of the Microsoft Empire Harper Business. ISBN 0-88730-629-2 (1993)
  • James Wallace, bill gates family history Overdrive: Bill Gates and bill gates famous 1981 quote the Race to Control Cyberspace, John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 0-471-18041-6 (1997)
  • Janet Lowe, Bill Gates Speaks: Insight from the bill gates foudation World's Greatest Entrepreneur, John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 0-471-29353-9 (1998)
  • Jennifer Edstrom and Marlin bill gates fundamentals of living Eller, Barbarians Led by Bill Gates: Microsoft from the Inside Henry Holt & Company. bill gates grant ISBN 0-8050-5755-2 (1999)
  • Jeanne M. Lesinski, Bill Gates, Lerner Publications bill gates history microsoft Company. ISBN 0-8225-9689-X (2000)
  • David Bank, Breaking Windows: How bill gates houes Bill Gates Fumbled the Future of Microsoft, Free Press. ISBN 0-7432-0315-1 (2001)

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