The road ahead, Volume 1

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Viking, 1995 - Business & Economics - 286 pages
32 Reviews
The Harvard dropout who founded Microsoft based on his vision of a personal computer in every home and on every desk offers a clearly written, accessible book which describes how the tools of the future will change the way we make choices about everything, from what we buy to how we choose our friends to how we protect our families in an increasingly complicated world. Includes a compact disc which is playable on CD-ROM and audio CD players.

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Review: The Road Ahead

User Review  - Jim Razinha - Goodreads

It took me a while to get to this book...had it on my shelf for 15 years before the library was lost last year...but in this case, the lateness afforded a hindsight check on his predictions. Unlike ... Read full review

Review: The Road Ahead

User Review  - Christopher Lewis Kozoriz - Goodreads

"...finding a job will be easier if you have embraced the computer as a tool." ~ Bill Gates, The Road Ahead, p. 258 I found this book like reading the prophets of the old testament and Bill Gates is ... Read full review

Contents

The Beginning of the Information Age
20
Lessons from the Computer Industry
35
Applications and Appliances
65
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Gates is the chairman and chief executive officer of Microsoft Corporation. His vision and commitment regarding personal computing have been central to the success of Microsoft and in the advancement of software technology.