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The Life and Accomplishments of Bill Gates - Bill Gates People, nowadays, spend many of their time with technology, working or having fun. One of those people who has contributed to technology is Steve Jobs, who created Apple Inc. which revolutionized the computer and mainly tablet industry with its amazing features. As equal as important as Steve Jobs, Marc Andreessen lead the creation of NCSA Mosaic, the web browser that transformed how we think about the World Wide Web. Additional to that, Tim Berners-Lee created the World Wide Web, which changed the way people communicate, work, study, and play....   [tags: microsoft, bill gates, ibm] 659 words
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Bill Gates: One of America’s Greatest - When people think of a hero they think of Superman, Batman, or Spiderman, but what they should think of are people that make difference. Bill Gates has made a huge difference in today’s world; he is an extremely successful entrepreneur, an active philanthropist, and a very motivated person in general. With this motivation he has and will accomplish anything he puts his mind to. He was CEO of Microsoft and became the richest man in the world. He also created one of the most credible and generous charitable organization in the world....   [tags: Biography, Bill Gates] 1372 words
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Bill Gates Leader Report - Bill Gates Leader Report My favorite leader is William Henry Gates III, or Bill Gates to most people. Bill Gates is a computer engineer and world-class entrepreneur. He founded Microsoft Corporation in 1975 with a high school friend named Paul Allen. The leadership role that he serves is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation. Up until 1998, Gates was CEO of the company, but he relieved himself of those duties, and currently is only a software architect and serves on the Microsoft committee....   [tags: Bill Gates] 1327 words
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Management and Change, Bill Gates - Management and Change, Bill Gates William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation, the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. Microsoft had revenues of US$32.19 billion for the fiscal year ending June 2002, and employs more than 50,000 people in 72 countries and regions. Born on Oct. 28, 1955, Gates grew up in Seattle with his two sisters. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney....   [tags: Bill Gates Microsoft] 1978 words
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Bill Gates: The New Revolutionary Creator - Bill Gates The New Revolutionary Creator Introduction Throughout my journey in this honors seminar, I have read about several creators (in Creating Minds) who were pioneers or masters in their respective domains. Each of these creators (Freud, Einstein, Picasso, Stravinsky, Eliot, Graham, and Ghandi) was researched by Howard Gardner who then classified each one as representing one of his seven intelligences (Intrapersonal, Logical/Mathematical, Visual/Spatial, Musical, Verbal/Linguistic, Kinesthetic, and Interpersonal)....   [tags: Bill Gates Papers]
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Bill Gates's Leaderhsip - Bill Gates's Leaderhsip A Visionary Leader: Traits If we are talking creativity and ideas, Bill Gates is an American unoriginal. He is Microsoft's chief and co-founder, he is the world's richest man, and his career delivers this message: It can be wiser to follow than to lead. Let the innovators hit the beaches and take the losses; if you hold back and follow, you can clean up in peace and quiet. Gates is the Bing Crosby of American technology, granted he is an unusually hard-driving and successful businessman....   [tags: Management Leadership Bill Gates] 902 words
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The Life and Achievements of Bill Gates - Bill Gates is renowned for being one of the richest entrepreneurs in the world; he is the cofounder of the most recognized brands in the computer industry called Microsoft. Gates was born October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. He grew up in a wealthy family and had two sisters. William H. Gates, Sr., who was their father, was a successful lawyer and their mother dedicated her time to staying home and raising the children. The Gates family maintained a warm and close environment and encouraged the mentality to strive for excellence....   [tags: biography] 644 words
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The Advantageous Life of Bill Gates - When one hears the name Bill Gates they proximately think of a Billionaire and Philanthropist, one who has thrived in every challenge life has thrown at him. Gates left a university like Harvard and a set future to chase a pipe dream, which at the time would seem to any man as futile. What 'history' tells the world is that Gates persevered through trials time and again, to single-handedly build an empire known throughout the world as Microsoft. What many don’t know is that Bill Gates had advantages over all his peers (i.e....   [tags: winning, assets, talent] 856 words
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A Brief Biography of Bill Gates - Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. His full name is William Henry Bill Gates. Bill was known for his for inspiration and success. Through out his life he had different things going on. Bill Gates family is known for high quality wealth. Bill showed his brilliance earlier in life, so his mother and father put him in a private school in Seattle. He would spend hours in the computer room at the high school because he loved it. After the years have passed, he was getting good at computers and loved them....   [tags: Microsoft creator, famous billionaires] 519 words
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The History of Bill Gates and Microsoft - William Henry Gates III, or more commonly known as Bill Gates, was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. He began to show an interest in technology at the age of 13, creating a software program to play tic-tac-toe. Over time, he and his partner Paul Allen built the world’s largest software business, Microsoft. With Microsoft’s great success, Bill Gates turned out to be one of the richest men in the world. In February 2014, Bill Gates decided to step down as the chairman of Microsoft. Microsoft started off as a small computer company with only 25 workers and a small office....   [tags: technology, software, IBM]
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A Brief Biography of Bill Gates - ... He and his friends would even miss class to hang out in the computer room, and by eighth grade, he was making money programing computers. Almost a dozen Lakeside students became programing pioneers. Gates was a self-teaching kind of kid and by age 13, he had taught himself computer programing. The Lakeside programmers or Students Club was formed for Gates and some other kids with the same passion of his. Gates was kicked out of the club because he was two years younger and was thought to be immature....   [tags: Microsoft creator and entrepeneur]
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A Brief Biography of Bill Gates - ... When this happened Paul was in charge of the computer lab he took the opportunity and banned Gates from the computer lab. This action obviously affected their friendship. Months passed and Bill and Paul forgave each other and they were both back to being best friends. One day they were both working in the computer lab where they found computer software glitches. So they took advantage to obtain free computer time. When teachers found out about this both of them had their computer privileges revoked....   [tags: successful college dropouts, founder of Microsoft] 1516 words
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A Brief Biography of Bill Gates - Introduction to Bill Gates Bill Gates was born on October 28th, 1995 in Seattle, Washington. He attended Harvard University in the years 1973-1975. Gates has a family of his own; he is married to Melinda French and they have three children together. William Henry Gates II who is an attorney and Mary Maxwell who is a teacher are the parents of Bill Gates. In 1975 he cofounded the Microsoft Corporation, built his software company into one of the most successful businesses in the world, and established himself in the process as one of the world’s wealthiest men....   [tags: multibillionaires that changed the world] 1896 words
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A Brief Look at Bill Gates - ... Growing up Bill Gates improved his attitude and his sarcasm. He started to mature, as he grew older. He did have bad personal habits such as not bothering to bathe and wash his hair frequently. He also had a very weird habit of not having sheets on his bed, which was something that he preferred. He wasn’t a likeable person he didn’t associate himself with many people. His parents knew that he was really smart and that he was interested in computers. But they never would’ve thought that he would’ve made a company and a living off of this company, nobody that knew Bill would’ve thought this....   [tags: Microsoft creator and CEO] 1069 words
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Bill Gates and Steve Jobs - Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Steve Jobs and Bill Gates are two very important men in the world of technology. Both men had the vision of what a computer and computer languages might be able to advance into. Steve Jobs and Bill Gates both worked/work for exceptionally important companies. Bill Gates is still alive, but sadly Steve Jobs passed away on October 5, 2011. Steve Jobs’ complete name was Steven Paul Jobs. He was born on February 24, 1955 in San Francisco, California. He was raised into an adoptive family....   [tags: technology, apple, microsoft]
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Bill Gates Changed the World - Bill Gates Through his intelligence and excellent business skills, Bill Gates was able to change the world. As a technological genius he founded the worlds largest software company. He has also been extremely generous, donating more than thirty billion dollars as a philanthropist. He is, without a doubt a catalyst for change, tirelessly working to make the world a better place. Gates was born to the full name of William Henry Gates III on October 28th 1955 (Bellis). Gates was born to two sisters, Libby who is younger and Kristianne who is older....   [tags: genius, charity, computer] 1490 words
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Bill Gates Love of Computers - ... After their successful launch Microsoft went into turbo drive and released new versions every few years continuing windows 3.0 with Windows 95, 98, 2000, XP, Servers, Vista, 7, and the newest version Windows 8. While all these operating systems were being released Microsoft also created the Xbox, Xbox 360, Windows 7 and 8 phone, Microsoft Office 2001-2013, Microsoft security essentials, tablets, and program compiler software. By manufacturing all these products, other companies had to keep up to their pace, increasing the rate at which these products were enhanced....   [tags: charity, microsoft, programming]
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Early Life of Bill Gates - ... The language called BASIC Gates and Paul and believed they could make money selling it to BASIC with other machines. Then Microsoft Partnership created and started selling it. In the next four years they created other programming languages ​​such as Cobol and Fortran. After this , they were powerful enough to open a new division in your company, and to win his first court battle against MITS Altair inventor on the ownership of rights . Career Highlights and Awards In April 1979, the IPC received Million Dollar Award for his work and spent the money to open a new subdivision to sell software Microsoft Partnership....   [tags: public school, programming language, windows] 881 words
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Bill Gates and Steve Jobs - Steve Jobs Steve Jobs born on February 24, 1995 in San Francisco, California. Both his parents Abdulfattah “John” Jandali & Joanne Simpson were two graduates from University of Wisconsin. His father Abdulfattah Jandali worked as a Syrian political science professor and his mother, Joanne Simpson, worked as a speech therapist. Although Jobs parents were both graduate students and highly agile people, there decision did not show any wisdom. Steve Jobs was the result from an unwanted pregnancy. When Joanne Simpson, became pregnant her father and mother oppose her to marry Jandali since he was Syrian....   [tags: Writing Programs, Innovative Thinkers]
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The Life of Bill Gates - The Life of Bill Gates William Henry Gates III, also known as Bill Gates, was born in Seattle, Washington, the 28th of October in 1955. Bill, the second child of three, grew up in an upper middle-class family. His parents, William H. Gates Sr., a lawyer, and Mary Maxwell, a schoolteacher, set a very affectionate and family-like atmosphere within their house. As he was brought up, he was encouraged greatly to strive for the best and to face competition in a headstrong fashion. When he was young, Bill developed a strong penchant to reading, although, he didn’t read just any type of books; he was mostly seen reading reference books, such as encyclopedias....   [tags: computer enthusiasts, microsoft] 1628 words
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Bill Gates: A Visionary Entrepreneur - “We've really achieved the ideal of what I wanted Microsoft to become.” -Bill Gates, June 2008 William Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington, US, on October 28, 1955. His father, William Henry Gates (II) Jr., was a lawyer whereas his mother, Mary Gates, was a teacher. At an early age, Gates showcased a great deal of intellect. At primary school, he was especially fond of Math and Science. Ever since his childhood, he appreciated reading business magazines. Acknowledging his ardor to learn, his parents enrolled him in Lakeside Preparatory School at the age of 12....   [tags: Biography, Entrepeneur, Windows] 1291 words
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Bill Gates: History of Microsoft - Table of Contents History of Microsoft…………………………………………………………………..3&4 U.S vs Microsoft………………………………………………………………………5&6 Verdict……………………………………………………………………………...6,7,&8 What was Learned………………………………………………………………………10 History of Microsoft During the early seventies, type writers were the means of copying documents. Very few people knew anything about or heard of microcomputers. This all changed when two young computer enthusiasts, Paul Allen and Bill Gates, discovered a way to make computers more personal....   [tags: small business, IBM, internet]
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Biography of Bill Gates - ... Later Bill offered the company to debug it for them. I his senior year Bill and Paul Allen were in charge of the computer lab. Sometimes they would disagree and Paul would ban Bill from the lab. Bill also Created a payroll program that him and Paul hacked into later. At age 15 Bill went into business with Paul and made a program called "Traf-O-Data", the program would monitor traffic patterns in Seattle. The boys netted $20,000 for their efforts. Personal Information Bill Gates’ zodiac sign is Scorpio....   [tags: microsoft, richest man] 945 words
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Bill Gates and Microsoft - Bill Gates Bill Gates was a very intelligent man since he was young; one of his teacher said, “Gates was always a math whiz” ("Bill Gates “1955 - )"). Gates is very important in the computer world. He is the inventor of the entire Microsoft systems. Gates is also the creator of all of the Windows programs that are on computers. Bill Gates was born into a wealthy family and became one of the most successful entrepreneurs of all time as he created Microsoft. Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955....   [tags: Biography, Computer Technology, Windows]
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Henry William Gates by Atis Stafeckis - William Henry "Bill" Gates (more commonly known as "Bill" Gates) is an American philanthropist, investor, programmer and role model. William Henry Gates used to be the chief executive and chairman one of the world's most successful personal computer software company, Microsoft which he co-founded with Paul Allen(Gawker. (). William Henry Gates). William Henry Gates was also consistently ranked by Forbes magazine as the number one world wealthiest from 1995 to 2009 with the exception of 2008 when he was ranked third....   [tags: Bill Gates, american philanthoropist]
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Great Leaders: Bill Gates - ... Bill Gates key personal attributes include ability to interpret, analyze, and exhibit competency in a challenging environment. These characteristics and traits have made Bill Gates a leader of this time. Without a doubt, the current trend in the business world is the application of leadership and its qualities in spheres of technology and business. Microsoft foundation, under the leadership of Bill Gates, thus, becomes subject of a successful business and technology integration. Mr. Gates is seen to be a strong leader in possession of great charisma and enthusiasm....   [tags: microsoft, technology integration] 1091 words
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Bill Gates and Microsoft - Bill Gates: The Most Influential Business Leader Today Bill Gates has established himself as the richest man in the world. He is the youngest self made billionaire, and perhaps the best businessman in the world. Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1951 in Seattle, He Attended Harvard University and currently working as a Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation. Reason for his success: Bill Gates had genius written all over him as a child. Though he never set out to portray himself, as the world's best computer programmer employees are stunned at his capacity to analyze and correctly diagnose software glitches, and his uncanny knowledge of even the latest innovative progra...   [tags: wealth, microsoft, philanthropy]
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Legacy of Bill Gates - One of the most influential and global changing person this world has is a man who at such young age changed the world in a technological way in his garage. This man has began to aid foreign lands with his money to help the people in there with deadly diseases and lack of medicine. He has invested in the education of United States, and has influenced the world in a certain aspects. The man has changed the way we work with our computers and business. This man is Bill Gates the co-founder of Microsoft....   [tags: Technology, Computers]
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Bill Gates and Microsoft - ... Next you have Microsoft Windows 286, Microsoft Windows 3.0, Windows NT, Microsoft Windows 3.0a and etc. Places that manufactures of personal computers licensed MS-DOS as their own operating system. By the early 1990s, Microsoft had sold about more than 100 million copies. They also defeated their rival operating systems such as CP/M which displaced in the early 1980s. Microsoft's Windows 3.0 and its subsequent versions were sold at a rate of one million copies each month. Almost nearly 90 percent of the world's PCs ran on Microsoft....   [tags: operating systems, windows] 764 words
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Bill Gates - "Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose." -Bill Gates (Bill 1). Microsoft Windows, as of October 2013, is used by approximately 85 percent of all laptops and desktops worldwide (StatCounter 1). The Windows operating system is the pride and joy of the programmer, inventor, and co-founder of Microsoft, William Henry Gates III. His impact on the world has been astronomical resulting in many advancements in science and technology that just wouldn’t have been possible without him....   [tags: Microsoft, technology, Windows, business]
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Bill Gates - William (Bill) Henry Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington on October 28, 1955 to a lawyer and teacher. Over the past 68 years, he has accomplished many things. He, and his partner Paul Allen, developed a popular operating system that most of the world uses today: Microsoft Windows. Not only did they create the operating system, but also founded Microsoft itself. In addition to being the founder of such an innovative and world-changing company, he has developed several charitable foundations, and even acquired an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II....   [tags: Microsoft, business, innovation, creativity]
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Bill Gates - Bill Gates William Henry Gates, also known as “Bill”, has established himself as the richest man in the world. He is the youngest self made billionaire, and perhaps the best businessman in the world. As you read along, you will learn what Bill Gates’ accomplishments were, what his beliefs were, and why this topic is so important. Bill Gates is important because not only did he change the computer technology in America, he also became the biggest, strongest, richest and the most powerful company in the world....   [tags: Biography Biographies Gates Essays] 857 words
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Bill Gates Biography - ... His father even said “Bill would sneak away in the middle of the night with Paul Allen, Bill’s best friend, to go to the computer room”. He programmed computers at age 13 which would eventually lead to founding the world’s largest software company. After attending Lake Side School in Seattle, Bill enrolled in Harvard University.In 1972, and co-founded his first company, which analyzed local traffic patterns while still attending school. After Bill read an article on the Altair computer, he dropped out of Harvard University to pursue his passion in software development....   [tags: genuis, technology, innovations, industry] 566 words
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Comparsion of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates - ... In 1989, Microsoft released Office adding on Word and Excel. The new version of Microsoft sold quickly and OS/2 failed. In the 1990’s, Microsoft got in trouble with the Federal Trade Commissions for unfair marketing practice. Thankfully, Microsoft settle it without having to breakup. In 2000, handed over the position of being Microsoft CEO to his friend, Steve Ballmer, but still remained being the chairman. In 2006, Gates went to full time at Microsoft in order to devote more time to what was now called the “Gates and Melinda Foundation”....   [tags: corporations, successful, software] 1585 words
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A Very Breif Biography of Bill Gates - ... Microsoft is an extremely lucrative company. It would be nothing without Bill Gates. He knew that even the best hardware was not worth much to people if they did not know how to use it (3). He wrote software to make sure the computer could do what people wanted it to. Microsoft succeeded for two reasons. It was focused on designing software product that preformed well and was easy to operate (3). Gates’ stubborn pursuit of perfection pushed the Microsoft team to improving their products. By 1995, a Microsoft operating system could be found in 80% of the world’s PC’s....   [tags: modern learders and successful entrepreneurs] 590 words
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A Comparsion of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs - ... Later, Jobs married Laurene Powell on March 18, 1991, in a ceremony at the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park. They later had a son, Reed, who was born September 1991, followed by daughters Erin in August 1995, and Eve in 1998. The similarities that both of these men have are that they both have two daughters and one son. They also have both purchased multi-million dollar estates. Their houses are both located on a hill overlooking the city in which they live. Education Gates entered Harvard University in 1973 and pursued his studies for the next year and a half....   [tags: personal, echnology, entrepreneurs] 1599 words
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Microsoft: Paul Allen and Bill Gates - ... The idea came from a magazine entitled, Popular Electronics, the plan was to make a basic language implementation for the program Altair 8800 which was created by MITS it efforts to eventually score a contract to where they would have breathing room to make more and better programs. The plan worked perfectly, as Allen flew to Albuquerque, New Mexico presented their work and won the contract. They both packed up and moved to New Mexico. There, they started Microsoft and at the end of 1973 revenues from their company totaled over $16,000....   [tags: computers, windows, digital media] 1866 words
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Bill Gates, Paul Allen and Microsoft - ... “In 1976, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, two young computer hobbyists from Palo Alto, California, unveiled the prototype for the Apple 1 computer. A local computer dealer saw the Apple 1 and ordered 100 pre-assembled units. Over the next 10 months, about 200 Apple 1’s were sold.” (Musolf). “In the 1990s microsoft hit a very big period of growth. They came out with the Microsoft Ballpoint Mouse. It was designed to work with laptop computers. The Microsoft Ballpoint Mouse is suppose to clamp onto the side of the computer and didn’t use any desk space....   [tags: mouse, software company, computers] 924 words
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Bill Gates - Bill Gates Bill Gates, cofounder of the Microsoft corporation, holds 30.7 percent of its stock making him one of the richest people in the United States. He was the marketing and sales strategist behind many of Microsoft's software deals. Their software became the industry standard in the early 1980s and has just increased in distribution as the company has grown, so much that the Federal government is suggesting that Microsoft has violated Sherman and Clayton antitrust acts. Bill Gates' first interest in computers began at Lakeside, a private school in Seattle that Gates attended....   [tags: William H. Gates III Biography Essays]
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations - ... The economy is also vastly growing weak, but because of Bill and Melinda who makes it more possible for this economy to be able to survive. They believe in using their wonderful fortunate circumstances, to reach out and help others within the United States and also around the world. They have a belief that when each person that lives within the United States, primarily has the opportunity to develop their talents, society will then be able to thrive. They do not have a closed mind to only want to help the people in the United States; they want to help the rest of the world as well....   [tags: economy, funding, health]
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The Road Ahead By Bill Gates - In his book The Road Ahead, Bill Gates relates to a non-technical audience the history, growth, and future of technology. He discusses how the trends, technologies, and issues of the Information Age are affecting society. Gates makes predictions and gives advice on how to adapt and succeed in the future of incredible change in computing and communicating. His book is written with two major concerns: the development and future of technology, and its influence on society. Bill Gates begins by explaining how computers will be interconnected globally in what will be called the information superhighway....   [tags: essays research papers] 1006 words
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Bill Gates And The Microsoft Corporation - Bill Gates - you love him, you hate him, maybe you should get to know him. The founder of the Microsoft has a lot of admirers and we can tell that for sure just by looking at his fortune. There are however people who not only despise him, but dedicate entire web-sites to criticizing him and his company; if you are one of those people you can check out www.onmacon.com (access will not be granted if you use Microsoft Internet Explorer). Some have even gone as far as throwing pies in his face... It’s an irony that one of the world’s smartest people didn’t even finish college....   [tags: essays research papers] 1498 words
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Bill Gates: A Very Inflenential and Famous Man - ... As a young boy at the age of twelve Gates attended public school before attending Lakeside Preparatory School. Gates first became interested in computers when he was working the school’s room-sized computer. Gates and his friends started to neglect their regular school schedule in order to spend more time exploring the machine. Gates wrote his first program at the age of 13. One of his friends was Paul Allen where he met at the preparatory school. Gates and Allen started to create a group of programmers who computerized their school’s payroll system and founded Traf-O-Data, a company that sold traffic-counting systems to local governments....   [tags: technology, computer, company] 892 words
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Bill Gates and Warren Buffett - In business world the manager is a leader of the company that leads his/her employees to success and happiness. Being qualified for this positions one must have these aspects, aggressive, motivated, risk taker, respectful and trustworthy. One who has these qualifies is a successful manager. Two people in this world that clearly showed these qualifications are Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. They are the two of smartest, wealthiest and goal oriented people on this planet. They both succeeded in two different areas but both had the same aspects in being a manager of their company....   [tags: essays research papers] 2123 words
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Bill Gates: A Global Leader - Table of Contents Page Introduction 2 My Inspiring Global Leader 3-5 Conclusion 5 References 6 Appendixes A Microsoft 8 B Philanthropic Work10 Introduction A leader is someone that you can look up to, someone who has a conglomerate of attributes that motivate people to follow them. There are many reasons why you can find someone amusing, intriguing or interesting but the conglomerate of actions performed by them is what makes them stand over others. A global leader is someone who has transcends the geographical limits with their contributions not only to their field but to humanity as well....   [tags: Leadership, My Inspiring Global Leader] 908 words
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Bill Gates: The Real Most Interesting Man in the World - ... Microsoft’s value exploded throughout the 1980s and into the 1990s, with firm value reaching a robust $546 billion in 1999. Microsoft has since faced obstacles, with the largest one being in the form of an antitrust suit in 2000. In the lawsuit, U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson determined that Microsoft was a monopoly and demanded that the company be split in two (Puthawala, “Microsoft Corporation”). Gates was unfazed and continued to thrive in both life and business. Gates had acquired a practical intelligence early on in life that allowed him to think creatively and on his feet....   [tags: microsoft, IBM]
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Bill Gates and His Accomplishments - Bill Gates: An Important Visionary For Better or Worse by Blake Noonan Having an imagination is a virtue. Imagining an entirely new way to communicate and interact with others through a machine is amazing in itself. Bill Gates is not only the richest man in the world, but some consider him as the most ingenious too. Others see him as a monopolizing, money hungry nerd. William Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington in 1955. When he was thirteen, he wrote his first software program, which enabled him and his friends to play tic-tac-toe....   [tags: essays research papers] 1402 words
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Bill Gates' Path to Wealthiest Man in the World - ... At the age of 13 his parents enrolled him in the Lakeside School which was a highly exclusive and expensive private school. A year later When he was in the eighth grade, the Mothers Club at the school used proceeds from Lakeside School's rummage sale to buy a Teletype Model 33 ASR terminal and a block of computer time on a General Electric computer for the school's students. Bill took a very passionate interest in programming for the revolutionary system and was even excused from maths classes to pursue his new found passion....   [tags: childhood, computers, education] 692 words
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Bill Gates Wanted to Change the World and He Did - ... After which he graduated from lakeside he enrolled for the fall semester at Harvard University in pursuit of a career in law. Gates attended Harvard for a year when MITS released its Altair 8800. Paul Allen, still very close to Bill saw this as a huge opportunity for business. After Bill discussed it with his parents, he dropped out of Harvard and pursued programming as a career. They told MITS they had a software that could run on the Altair, Which in reality they didn’t. MITS bought into what the boys were saying and gave them a couple of months to prepare the software....   [tags: microsoft, law, technology] 1211 words
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Famous Leadership of Walt Disney and Bill Gates - ... In this report I will investigate if Walt Disney had the leadership style of Bill Gates, would he have been as successful as he is now. Leadership Styles Walt Disney and Bill gates both started with the same leadership styles. Walt Disney was always two steps ahead in technology and in his ideas, which made him rise on top of everyone. He came to Hollywood with many big ideas and dreams and he influenced everyone to join him to make this dream a reality. He was innovative and creative, a risk taker and he strikes for excellence....   [tags: innovators, risk-takers, creative] 1255 words
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All about Steve Jobs and Bill Gates - Steve Jobs Steve Jobs born on February 24, 1995 in San Francisco, California. Both his parents Abdulfattah “John” Jandali & Joanne Simpson were two graduates from University of Wisconsin. His father Abdulfattah Jandali worked as a Syrian political science professor and his mother, Joanne Simpson, worked as a speech therapist. Although Jobs parents were both graduate students and highly agile people, there decision did not show any wisdom. Steve Jobs was the result from an unwanted pregnancy. When Joanne Simpson, became pregnant her father and mother oppose her to marry Jandali since he was Syrian....   [tags: brief biographies, computer technology wizards] 1022 words
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Technology: Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Bill Gates - 1.0 INTRODUCTION Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Bill Gates are two prominent figures who are well-known for their astound list of achievements. Tun Dr Mahathir is the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia who had been ruling the country for twenty two years, the longest period of all prime ministers. Mahathir is known as Father of Modernisation because during his tenure of ruling, he had imposed a series of improvisation projects which made Malaysia to go through rapid development in many aspects. Mahathir had brilliantly come out with a project entitled Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) which aimed at propelling the nation into the digital age....   [tags: success, achievements, development]
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Famous Entrepreneurs: Bill Gates, Paul Allen - Synopsis Born on October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington, well-known entrepreneur Bill Gates began to demonstrate a curiosity in computer programming at age 13. Through technical modernization, enthusiastic business plan and aggressive business tactics, he and colleague Paul Allen built the world's leading software enterprise, Microsoft. In the development, Gates became one of the wealthiest men in the world. Bill was avid reader as small boy, spending several hours pouring over research guides for example the encyclopedia....   [tags: microsoft, ibm, yahoo, competitor]
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How Bill Gates Siezed his Dreams - ... This company would go on to hire these four gifted young men to discover flaws in the programing of their machines, commonly referred to as “bugs”; This would be the beginning of a long career regarding computers and the programming that goes alongside them. At the end of their employment at CCC in 1970, the four high school students were employed by Information Sciences Inc. to write a payroll program. These jobs ended with their graduation from high school in 1973, and Gates entered the real world as a gifted programmer with high aspirations....   [tags: microsoft, software, academics] 1385 words
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Bill Gates and Microsoft - Bill Gates and Microsoft Just past 9 PM on October 28, 1955, the man who would revolutionize the computer industry as we know it, was born. The son of Bill Jr. and Mary Gates was named William Henry Gates III. The computer super-genius was soon to take his place in history. Within the last fifteen years the company that he and Paul Allan started, Microsoft, has become the largest software corporation in the computer industry....   [tags: Papers] 1058 words
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Bill Gates And Microsoft - Bill Gates and Microsoft "Microsoft was founded based on my vision of a personal computer on every desk and in every home, all running Microsoft software," Bill Gates once remarked (Stevenson). Everyone has their own dream but this was Bill Gates dream when he first co-founded Microsoft. This dream came to haunt him 12 years later when he was caught. Microsoft was charged with using its power to eliminate its competitor in the Web-browser market in the mid-90s (Stevenson). Bill Gates’ dreams and passions lead him to try to monopolize the computer industry using Microsoft and the antitrust lawsuit that followed....   [tags: Business] 1615 words
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Biography of Bill Gates - Biography of Bill Gates William (Bill) H. Gates, he's a man of few words, many ideas, and he’s the richest man on Earth. Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle Washington. His father was an attorney and his mother was a school teacher. (Bill Gates, 1) Bill excelled in school, at Lakeside a private school. (Dickson, 91) At Lakeside he got his first encounter with computers, and it’s there that he first learned to program. Lakeside had a pretty big budget so they bought a computer for the kids to play on....   [tags: Papers] 627 words
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Dinner With Bill Gates - Dinner With Bill Gates [The time is the late 1990's and the setting is an unidentified city in the northwest United States, in Washington. Three employees of Microsoft, the narrator, Encolpius, and his co-workers Giton and Ascyltus, have been invited to the illustrious mansion of billionaire Bill Gates, for a banquet.] It was slightly drizzling as we approached the house. We were simply amazed at it's size, it was a good quarter mile in length and equally long in width. As we approached the enormous wooden door, lights flicked on and a computer generated voice greeted us....   [tags: essays research papers] 1328 words
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Bill Gates the Entrepreneur - "Bill Gates is a modern business phenomenon: the greatest of the cyber-tycoons. His is not simply a story of technical brilliance and enormous wealth; it is one of remarkable business vision and an obsessive desire to win. It is also about a leadership style that is radically different to anything the business world has seen before." Dearlove, D. (1998) William Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington, US, on October 28, 1955. His father, William Henry Gates (II) Jr., was a lawyer while his mother, Mary Gates, was a school teacher....   [tags: Biography Biographies Bio] 1505 words
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The History of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation - The History of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation When most people hear about Bill Gates the first thing that comes to mind is the obscene amount of money he has made through out his career. Owning many different foundations, the most common foundation known to most college students is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation that provide many different scholarships. However, this foundation also does various things to give back to communities and aiding suffering countries. Within this foundation there are also various branches such as the United States Program, The Global Development Program and the Global health program that have grown over time making the Gates a commonly used household n...   [tags: giving back to communities, scholarships]
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Bill Gates - Bill Gates Introduction A man with a degree from Harvard University would not only impress potential employers but would also place him among the worlds most intelligent elite. But what about a man who decided to drop out of this renown university to devote his energies elsewhere. You may think this man has a few screws loose. Needless to say, Bill Gates has never been thought of as having a few screws loose. This multibillionaire, not only engineered Microsoft Software, his business strategy and philanthropic endeavors have placed Gates among the best in the world (According to Forbes Top 100)....   [tags: Biography] 1881 words
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Bill Gates - Bill Gates He is the richest man in the world. His former friends, who are now his enemies, hate to even hear his name. His company wants to be with you in your office, your car, and even your kitchen. His name is Bill Gates. There is a lot more to Bill Gates than being the richest man in the world....   [tags: Papers] 1048 words
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Bill Gates - Bill Gates Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955. Gates and his two sisters grew up in Seattle. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney. His late mother, Mary Gates, was a schoolteacher, University of Washington regent and chairwoman of United Way International. Bill Gates came from a very involved background dealing with politics and in the business industry. So he was pretty educated in the world as a young child. He also spent most of his time reading and learning about Business Industry which is what he liked....   [tags: Essays Papers] 821 words
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Bill Gates - Bill Gates William Henry Gates, III was born October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. He was the middle child of three born to William and Mary Gates. ATrey,@ as he was called because of the III, was sent to a private school by his father, a lawyer, and mother, a former teacher now on several prestigous boards (Moritz, 238). At age 13, Bill had completely taught himself programming after taking a computer studies class. After scoring a perfect 800 on the mathematics half of the SAT, he graduated from Lakeside school and enrolled at Harvard University as a prelaw major....   [tags: Biography Biographies Computers Essays]
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Bill Gates - Bill Gates Bill Gates is the Antichrist Ever since Microsoft was founded, Bill Gates has gained power over the people of the world by winning a monopoly in the computer-software industry. From the assistance Microsoft gave in the development of the personal computer, to the virtual monopoly that Windows 95 now has on most computers all over the world; Microsoft has controlled a major portion of the computer industry. In his repeated conquests over his competitors, Gates has left an increasingly obvious amount of evidence that proves that he is the fourth and final antichrist....   [tags: Biography Technology Computers Essays] 1110 words
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Bill Gates - Bill Gates When one thinks of computer software, one must think of Microsoft. In fact if you use a computer, chances are that you will have some type of program on there that is developed by Microsoft. The CEO, chairman, cofounder, and owner of 147 billion shares of Microsoft is Bill Gates. William Henry Gates III was born in the midst of a scenic Seattle on Thursday, October 28, 1995 to his parents Mary and William Henry Gates Jr. His childhood was uneventful and was well raised. He went to Sunday school at the Congregational church and sang in the choir....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Bill Gates - Bill Gates William H. Gates Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Microsoft Corporation William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief executive officer of Microsoft Corporation, the leading provider, worldwide, of software for the personal computer. and employs more than 20,000 people in 48 countries. Born on October 28, 1955, Gates and his two sisters grew up in Seattle. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney. Their late mother, Mary Gates, was a schoolteacher, University of Washington regent and chairwoman of United Way International....   [tags: essays research papers] 625 words
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bill gates - William H. Gates III Biographical Essay Uploaded by surfchick (2074) on Jan 5, 2005 William H. Gates III (Bill Gates) Biography On October 28, 1955 William H. Gates III (nicknamed "trey") was born in Seattle. His father was a lawyer (William H. Gates II) and his mother was a schoolteacher. He also had two older sisters who were in high school when Bill was born. Bill attended a public elementary school before he moved to a private school in North Seattle named Lakeside. Lakeside's strong academics enabled Bill to actively get involved with computers (which were the love of his life next to baseball) and use his superior intellect....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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BILL GATES - Microsoft’s Bill Gates, though a transactional leader, he is by far a charismatic leader. He really fits the mold of a computer “geek”. He motivates his employees because his personality fits theirs. Thus, as a champion in the computer industry, he is the champion of the computer geeks. The more his company grows and wins in the marketplace, the harder people work for him. He continues to have good vision, vision that gets good results. Good vision, good workers and a good history of success will keep Bill Gates and Microsoft in the limelight for years to come....   [tags: essays research papers] 1223 words
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Bill Gates - Bill Gates On October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington a boy was born. This child would grow up to be one of the most successful people in the history of man. His name, William (Bill) Henry Gates. Bill a.k.a. Trey was a different child from the beginning of his life. His first five years were normal just like most kids. Once he turned six his parents would almost go crazy. He declared war on his mother and always talked back to her as in this example; She would call him up to dinner from his basement bedroom and he would not respond....   [tags: essays research papers] 1490 words
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Bill Gates - Bill Gates is known as one of the richest entrepreneurs in the world. He is responsible for creating the largest computer and technology business in the world, Microsoft. In the company’s early days, no one would have thought that it would change both America and the world from that point on. Gates and his company have created both computers and software that has revolutionized everything in America and the world. What is more amazing is the company continues to grow and revolutionize the ways in which Americans live out their lives....   [tags: American Dream] 2305 words
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Bill Gates - William “Bill” H. Gates: The Man with Windows William “Bill” H. Gates was born on born on October 28, 1955 to William Henry Gates, Jr. and the late Mary Gates at Seattle Washington’s Swedish Hospital. Gates is the second born of three children; Kristi is the first-born, she is a year older then Bill, and Libby, is the third born and is nine years younger. Bill follows in his ancestral lineage by being a successful executive. “His grandfather established his own furniture business… [His] father created a newspaper with classified ads and a sports section that was so respected for its accuracy it won him seats in the press box at local games…and become a corporate lawyer…....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Bill Gates - Bill Gates went from an upper middle-class family to the one of the richest men in the world; who owns the largest software company, Microsoft. Neither Bill, nor Microsoft have reached their peak, but many events helped to lead them to where they are today. In the beginning, Bill Gates, a skinny, shy awkward boy born on October 28, 1955 to Mary and William Gates. As a teenager, Bill seemed an unlikely successor to his overachieving parents. His father, an attorney and his mother a teacher, University of Washington regent, and chairwoman of the United Way placed him in Lakeside....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Bill Gates - Bill Gates What does it take to be the richest man. It is obvious that you don’t need to be extremely attractive or even good looking at all. You only have to have a great idea, you have to be an obsessive workaholic, and you have to be willing to beat and crush all of your competitors. Also being a genius, and being in the right place at the right time may help too. Someone that has seemed to accomplish all of these is now the Chief Executive Officer of the Microsoft Corporation and goes by the name of Bill Gates....   [tags: essays research papers] 644 words
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Bill Gates - In his high school years, Bill Gates proclaimed that one day he would be a millionaire. He greatly underestimated himself. He became interested in computers while in the 8th grade. His school received a hookup to a high powered computer. Bill and his good friend Paul Allen used to skip gym class to use the computer. Sometimes they would even break into the school at night to spend time on the computer. Eventually Bill made his first program. A virtual tic-tac-toe game. The Computer Center Corporation (CCC) wanted to rent a computer from the Digital Co., but they couldn't pay for it....   [tags: essays research papers] 1233 words
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How the Gates Foundation Reduces Poverty - How the Gates Foundation Reduces Poverty “We all have the chance to create a world where extreme poverty is the exception rather than the rule, and where all children have the same chance to thrive, no matter where they’re born” (Guacci). The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation started in 1997 when the Gates family read an article about the millions of children in poor countries who were dying from disease. They have been working to reduce poverty and poor health throughout the world ever since as well as create a better world for both future and present generations....   [tags: Extreme Poverty, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation]
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Bill Gates - The Billion-Dollar Man - Bill Gates - The Billion-Dollar Man Bill Gates is a very smart and intelligent man in the world today. He has helped in the computer business and is without a doubt in my mind, the most compelling male in the computer industry. Bill Gates serves as chairman and chief software architect of the Microsoft Corporation, the chief computer software company in the United States. He is also the wealthiest person in the world (Shelly, Cashman, Vermaat, Walker, Safdie, & Torri-Safdie, 2000). Bill did not just get this wealthy overnight; he had to work at it for many years....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]
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How Bill Gates Impacted And Shaped Technology In The United States - During the 1970s, life lacked what many consider a necessity today: a personal computer. Major competition in making the best software and electronics didn’t yet exist. Bill Gates’ addiction for computer coding created something that changed technology and shaped life today. Bill Gates has become significant in the United States by using his brilliance in technology and business to make an impact; he reinvented computer operating systems and software with Microsoft, and is responsible for several philanthropic efforts....   [tags: Personal Computer, Programming, Computers]
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Characteristics in Common Among Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerber and Bill Gates - ... Through rigorous courses, students learn problem solving, creative and decisive thinking that would not ordinarily be acquired without the nourishment of higher education. The variety of courses also serves as an insight for possible career paths. Since most students enter college at the dawn of their adult life, they learn to adapt to a more realistic world environment. They often meet people of different races, faiths, and backgrounds and learn how to communicate with them on an interpersonal level....   [tags: billionaires, success stories] 662 words
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Malcom Gladwell : The Truth behind the 10,000 Hour Rule - The road to greatness is a long path filled with struggle and time. Based on research by the best-selling author Malcom Gladwell inside his book Outliers popularized the idea of 10,000 hours of guided practice “the magic number of greatness”(Gladwell, 47). With enough practice he said anyone could achieve any work that of a professional. While some say the 10,000 hour rule is the key to success I believe that success is based on genetics, talent, and time period. It is whether one was born with the talent, achieved it later within life or was born during the wrong time period is what makes a master out of someone....   [tags: bill gates, the beatles, greatness]
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