Thursday, February 5, 2009

Bill Gates - Pope of the PC industry

Bill Gates watches his friend Paul Allen typing on a teletype terminal in 1968

In 1977, Gates was arrested by New Mexico police for high speed

Bill Gates is the most famous personality in the world. But in his early life he came from a family of high-spirited liveliness. His father was a Seattle attorney and her mother was a school teacher. Gates began his career in Lakeside school. While schooling he was very much interested in programming and started coding at the age of thirteen. In 1973, Bill Gates became a student at Harvard University, where he met Steve Ballmer who is none other than present Microsoft's chief executive officer. In 1975, before graduation Gates left Harvard to start a company (Microsoft) with his boyhood friend Paul Allen. Gates foresight and vision regarding personal computing have been central to the success of Microsoft and the software industry. Microsoft became famous for their computer operating systems and killer business deals.


The early team at Microsoft paused for a group portrait in 1978

Gates 40,000 sq. ft. house in Seattle. It took seven years to built the house at estimated cost of 97 million in the year 1998

On November 10, 1983, at the Plaza Hotel in New York City, Microsoft Corporation formally announced Microsoft Windows, a next-generation operating system. Until now Bill Gates maintains Microsoft at its best. He is the backbone for the development of Microsoft. Even though he is the best business man he also donated a lot to charities. Bill Gates is the pope of the personal computer industry. He decides who's going to build. Bill Gates is one of the role-model for our younger generation.

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  7. I love the front shot of Gates when he was arrested. Just like a high school yearbook picture.

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