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Bill Gates : An International Hero

- What is a hero. Do they put the bad guys in jail and make the community a better place. There are many ways to define what a hero is and who is worthy to be called a hero. Bill Gates is an international hero. Son of a successful lawyer, and whose mother was a businesswoman, expectations for Bill were surely high. Since the age of 13 he created several programs some that included hacking his school’s computer system, and some for his school, which included one that was able to collect every teacher’s attendance....   [tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

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Bill Gates : The American Dream

- The American dream to many is the social climb of classes and accumulation of wealth. For some it is just maybe getting their dream job or getting into their number one college. Everyone has dreams of what they want to be or do when they are older. Many have no clue if they are making the right decision, but some are so determined that nothing could get into their way. Some people just have dreams of doing something they enjoy but never really imagine it going that far. All major companies started off as ideas that someone had and decided to make it into a reality....   [tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

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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]

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Empowering The World By Bill Gates

- Empowering the World Bill Gates once said, “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” It 's no secret that our world is facing many daunting issues, such as poverty, misogny, racism, and discrimination, but there are those who work towards making our world a safe haven for all its inhabitants. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a private organization that extends globally, is one such group that has focused on the betterment of the people. They turn their focus out into the global world, as well as helping out in the United States....   [tags: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates]

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Bill Gates : The Most Influential Man

- Becoming the richest man in the world, Bill Gates is one of the most influential men. Not only is Bill Gates one of the most influential figures in the world, but he is also one of the most influential figures in the business world. Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington. Gates was born into already well established family. “His father, William Henry Gates Jr., was a successful lawyer, and his mother, Mary Maxwell, was chairwoman of United Way International.”(Stevenson)....   [tags: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett]

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The Three Fold Influence Of Bill Gates

- The Three-Fold Influence of Bill Gates Bill Gates is one of the most powerful, famous and wealthy people in the world. He is also one of the biggest philanthropists who are responsible for giving away billions of dollars to worthy causes and people in need all over the world. As a self-made businessman and founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates has had more influence over the basic aspects of peoples ' lives than almost any other person in the world. These three factors of wealth, philanthropy, and invention mean that Bill Gates, for me, is one of the most influential people in the history....   [tags: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett]

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Bill Gates 's Impact On America

- Bill Gates not only in America, but also the world has caused a mammoth effect. Bill Gates is the man people credited for creating the success of Microsoft, and the Xbox gaming console. However, Forbes magazine says, “The world will remember Bill Gates”(Thorpe). Yes, the world will remember Bill Gates not because he was the richest man in the world for 14 years straight (Thorpe), but because of all his efforts overseas and how he encourages other wealthy people to share their money with the less fortunate....   [tags: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett]

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Bill Gates 's Impact On America

- Bill Gates has had a mammoth effect not only in America, but also the world. Bill Gates is the man people credited for creating the success of Microsoft, and the Xbox gaming console. However, Forbes magazine says, “The world will remember Bill Gates”(Forbes). Yes, the world will remember Bill Gates not because he was the richest man in the world for 14 years straight (Forbes), but because of all his efforts overseas and how he encourages other wealthy people to share their money with the less fortunate....   [tags: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett]

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The Legend Of Entrepreneur -- Bill Gates

- The Legend of Entrepreneur----Bill Gates Entrepreneurs are one of the most important roles in social development. Successful Entrepreneurs usually concentrate their work. Many countries have a lot of brilliant Entrepreneurs such as Sony Corporation 's author Akio Morita, Oracle Corporation 's founder Larry Ellison, and General Electric Corporation 's CEO Jack Welch. However, in the 20th century a youngster successfully created a computer system that changed all over the world. His name is Bill Gates, a person who created a miracle....   [tags: Bill Gates, Microsoft, Computer, Operating system]

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Steve Jobs And Bill Gates

- I have picked Steve Jobs and Bill Gates as my choice for the cultural icons. They are well known for the companies they have founded and are very popular in today’s day in age. They are both united into making well-built and magnificent products that are under their business known as Apple and Microsoft. They do have their differences on who makes the better computer or other product, fighting for which is better. Both of them have their popularity, and have their importance in this society, giving hope to young entrepreneurs into starting their own business and they, as well as their team, push technology into a whole new level....   [tags: Steve Jobs, Apple Inc., Bill Gates, Microsoft]

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Bill Gates And Its Impact On The World

- In 2003, Bill Gates earned $23,148 a minute, $1.38 million an hour, leading to a total of $33.3 million a day (Roche). Growing up, he always had an interest in computer technology. While attending Lakeside School, he met Allen Paul who went on to be his co-worker. After high school, he briefly attended college, then dropped out shortly after receiving an excellent job offer. He formed Microsoft and its success exceeded his, and others, expectations. Microsoft windows evolved and its popularity continued to grow....   [tags: Bill Gates, Microsoft, Altair 8800]

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

- Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – A Tradition of Giving Both the Gates and French families instilled the values of volunteerism and civic engagement. Our families believed that if life happens to bless you, you should use those gifts as well and as wisely as you can. ¬– Bill and Melinda Gates In 2000, the founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, and his wife, Melinda French Gates, founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation also known as the Gates Foundation. The Gates Foundation has a diverse global presence with its headquarters in Seattle, Washington and other offices in India, China, Europe, Middle East, and several regions in Africa (Foundation fact sheet, 2015, para....   [tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

- In the United States, public schools have financial difficulties. They are also impacted by reducing enrolments and cuts in local, state and federal funding, which the result is eliminating the programs such as music, art, and physical education. Therefore, some corporation and individual donors start to help the public schools to prevent them shutting down. Bill and Melinda Gates, Eli Broad, and Walter Annenberg are the funders which donate millions of dollars to the public school in order to improve public education....   [tags: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates]

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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]

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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]

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The Bill And Melinda Gates : The Most Influential People Of The World

- Time’s 100 +1 Most Influential People 2014 was a year of big events, from record breaking events in the Sochi Winter Olympics to the Ebola virus outbreak, 2014 had its ups and downs. Surrounded by these groundbreaking events, Time Magazine compiled the 100 most influential people of the year. Although Time did an impeccable job of composing this list, one man was left off. This man funded the prevention of around 13.6 million deaths, was owner of a foundation that funded over 3.6 billion in scholarships, and donated billions to over 25 charitable foundations....   [tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

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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]

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Technology Strategy And Management The Legacy Of Bill Gates

- Source 1 Michael Cusumano writes an article titled, Technology Strategy and Management the Legacy of Bill Gates, focusing on Gates’ core reasons for developing Microsoft, how he managed his company and collaboration decisions with other companies. Cusumano begins by stating that because Gates is retired, it is safe to evaluate what makes him an ultimate legacy. He continues on by mentioning talents and, organized in steps, the visionary thoughts for Microsoft from Gates. So, from Gates being a pronounced hacker, work positions in the company today, to a short comparison with Apple; Cusumano points out how well Gates has built his company with little to no experience of running a huge techno...   [tags: Bill Gates, Microsoft, Bismuth-209, Steve Ballmer]

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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]

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Analysis Of Bill Gates And The Beatles

- “But what truly distinguishes their histories is not their extraordinary talent but their extraordinary opportunities”, is the key to Chapter 2. The narrative in Outliers I chose is about Bill Gates and the Beatles. In this chapter Gladwell’s argument is the way you’re raised in a society can measure your success in the future because of the opportunities you were given. Gladwell is almost envious of people that are born into successful family, he has a negative connotation towards them Bill Gates was given numerous opportunities and he took advantage of every single one....   [tags: Emotion, United States]

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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]

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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]

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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

- 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]

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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

- 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]

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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]

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Early Life of Bill Gates

- Early Life Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955 . He and his two sisters grew up in Seattle. His father, William H. Gates II , is a Seattle attorney . Mary Gates, his mother was a school teacher , regent of the University of Washington and chairwoman of United Way International. Gates attended public school before going to Lakeside School , a private school north of Seattle. Bill was there that he began his career as a programmer at age 13 . He had a troubled childhood , but in an interview published in Playboy magazine , recognized a year and a half have gone to a psychiatrist....   [tags: public school, programming language, windows]

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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]

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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]

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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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Steve Jobs Or Bill Gates

- Have you ever looked at a business like Apple or Microsoft and wondered what it would be like to be the next Steve Jobs or Bill Gates. If you are inspired to be the next big entrepreneur, this is the book for you. Sam Calagione, owner of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, gives an unparalleled guide in Brewing up a Business: Adventures in Beer from the Founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery of how to successfully build your own dream business. A high school dropout, Calagione successfully turns a home brewing kit into a business with annual revenue of fifty million dollars....   [tags: Beer, Brewing, Beer style, Business]

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Bill Gates And Jim Carrey

- The definition of success is ambiguous because every individual may interpret the term differently. However, the English Oxford Dictionary aims to define the word as, “The accomplishment of an aim or purpose; the attainment of popularity or profit; a person or thing that achieves desired aims or attains prosperity; or the outcome of an undertaking, specified as achieving or failing to achieve its aims”. This definition brings to mind iconic figures, like Bill Gates and Jim Carrey, which many regard as rich and famous....   [tags: Person, Individual, Success, Goal]

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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]

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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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Great Leaders: Bill Gates

- Currently, many articles, academic publications, and books have been written on issues relating to leadership. This trend is so widespread that it has become difficult to point out the global values or mannerisms linked to a truly efficient leader. However, some names speak for themselves, as the work they have done is significantly efficient and felt all over the world. Bill Gates of the Microsoft foundation is one of the best leaders and businesspersons of this century. Using the huge diversity in his personal traits and qualities in management, he has managed to portray in the workplace, he can be defined as a great leader....   [tags: microsoft, technology integration]

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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]

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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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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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William Henry Gates IIi : The National Portrait Gallery

- Joel Dinerstein, a professor at Tulane University, along with Frank Goodyear, a photographer scholar, shaped the “American Cool” exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery in the nation’s capital. They selected 100 coolest Americans based on original artistic vision, cultural rebellion, iconic power, and a recognized cultural legacy. However, they seem to have forgotten the founder of Microsoft. William Henry Gates III is widely known not only for his influence in the modern world as one of the founders of Microsoft, but also for his iconic contributions towards philanthropic causes, and for his legacy on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation....   [tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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Bill Gates, Paul Allen and Microsoft

- Microsoft is a computing software company. Microsoft was made and founded on April 4th 1975 by two young men who were captivated by computers. Their names were Bill Gates and Paul Allen. The homebase was in Redmond, Washington. Microsoft became one of the most famous and successful companies in the world. “Microsoft was one of the pioneers responsible for bringing the personal computer into the lives of millions of people.” (Musolf). The company has had such a great impact that now the name “Microsoft” is now virtually synonymous with computer software....   [tags: mouse, software company, computers]

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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

- Foundations Paper For this assignment I have chosen to write about the Bill and Melinda Gates foundations. Being able to secure funding is a vastly leading issue for mostly ever human service organization. Whether the organization is non-profit or for-profit does not seem to make a difference when it comes to that issue. Bill and Melinda Gates are a very essential part of the everyday life within this economy. The struggle to receive funding for an organization is very difficult and an organization has to have good management because that is what will help with securing funds....   [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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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Bill Gates And Paul Allen The Founders Of Microsoft

- Technology has been something that over the years has steadily evolved, become obsolete, and discovered ever since the beginning of time. In 1975, technology would be introduced to a pair of college dropouts looking to make a difference. These two individuals were Bill Gates and Paul Allen the founders of Microsoft. Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded the company Microsoft with a massive vision for the time, and that was the in the future there would be a personal computer on every desktop and home ("A History of Windows" n.d.) ....   [tags: Microsoft Windows, Operating system, Computer]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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Bill Gates And Its Impact On Computer Society

- Do you know any achievement of celebrities who are famous for IT. Bill Gates, Steve Jabs are very famous IT celebrities, but we don’t know their details of contributions in computer society. Many celebrities isn’t only the people who develop computer environment, but other computer scientists also improve the computer notation and technologies. Having personal computer, searching a lot of articles, and contacting to a friend are from anguishes of computer scientists. They had researched computer technologies and had thought about improving computer system....   [tags: Personal computer, Computer]

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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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Analysis Of Bill Gates 's ' The Glass Ceiling '

- Steven Spielberg, Bill Gates, Rosa Parks, Colin Simmons, all household names that people should be and most likely are aware of. Brenda Berkman needs to be on that list of household names. In the early 80s this one woman single-handedly took on the New York Fire Department, and became the city 's first female firefighter. When traditional roles for females are discussed, being a firefighter is not one of those roles. In a society where masculinity is engraved into a man 's career, many males took women firefighters as a direct offense to their masculinity, as if women were invading their private club....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Sexism]

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Analysis Of Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey And Donald Trump

- Money, cars and living in one of the biggest mansions in the state of Ohio, being invited to every professional sport events. Just nineteen year old kid, making millions of dollars per minute just for breathing not doing anything, the great feeling of having connections the world would dream to have with people such as Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey and Donald Trump. The charts pointed out that I was becoming one of the greatest money making human that lived on this earth, people started to look up to me as a role model....   [tags: Christmas tree, Christmas, Tobacco smoking]

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The Successful Entrepreneurs Like Bill Gates And Mark Zuckerberg

- Per Inverstopedia.com, an entrepreneur is a person who starts a new business or organization, taking some personal financial risk to do so. This person also receives the rewards that come from their idea that they are trying to sale to people. Entrepreneurship can be very important to a society. Some of the things an entrepreneur can do, but is not limited to, is help create more jobs, help the economy grow in their community, and create positive change for new ideas to keep flowing. The entrepreneur lifestyle is not always glamorous....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur]

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The Election Of Bill Gates Vs. George Bush

- Once technology was introduced into the world, it changed the face of politics. It opened many more doors to stretch politicians beliefs across the nation, but it also pushed the scrutiny that many politicians fall under. There are sources, thanks to technology, that are open to any bias opinions on any political leader. The main source is the internet as well as television, which can lead to untruthful stories or an over exaggeration of details. The most powerful use of the media during political campaigns would have to be the general reporting of mass media....   [tags: Voting, Election, Hillary Rodham Clinton]

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Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, And Larry Ellison

- Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and Larry Ellison. These are the names of individuals who hold unfathomable amounts of power and success, yet no college degree. Our education system implements a curriculum that advocates the importance of “succeeding” in high school and then moving onto college, where we obtain a degree that charters the rest of our lives. This is what we view as an ideal life. Jobs, Gates, and Ellison are a very small minority to break away from this system and still have the capabilities to succeed....   [tags: Education, College, High school, University]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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