The road ahead

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Penguin Books, Oct 8, 1996 - Business & Economics - 332 pages
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Bill Gates - whose vision of the personal computer propelled Microsoft into one of the world's leading companies - astonished the business community in 1996 by abruptly reinventing his entire company around the Internet. In this fully revised and updated edition of his bestseller, The Road Ahead, Gates explains why the Internet is revolutionizing not just Microsoft but everything else too - and at a faster pace than even he had anticipated. Gates describes the implications for everybody of a world connected by interactive computer networks, and addresses our most pressing questions.

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we can say whatever we want to say about Bill and his book. its good to know ones stuffs anyway

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Very accurate insight as to what will/did happen since he wrote this book. Read full review

Contents

The Beginning of the Information Age
21
Lessons from the Computer Industry
38
Information Appliances and Applications
71
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

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.