People don't want lots and lots of single purpose devices. They do not want to have to learn how to set up something for photos, another thing for music, another thing for video. Bill Gates quote
In the decade ahead I can predict that we will provide over twice the productivity improvement that we provided in the 90's. Bill Gates quote
The reason you see open source there at all is because we came in and said there should be a platform that's identical with millions and millions of machines. Bill Gates quote
Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning. Bill Gates quote
I don't think there's anything unique about human intelligence. All the neurons in the brain that make up perceptions and emotions operate in a binary fashion. Bill Gates quote
The super-small market-share guy [on Apple] Bill Gates quote
The day is quickly coming when every knee will bow down to a silicon fist, and you will all beg your binary gods for mercy. Bill Gates quote
Founded Microsoft, and currently one of the richest men in the world with what is said to be a multi billion dollar fortune.
He is one of the most recognised and iconic businessmen in the world and under his leadership Microsoft has become a huge company and looks set to remain so for a long time to come, even with challenges from other companies in various spheres, notably including Google in the online internet and search engine space.
He is a well known philanthropist and charity giver with interests in many good causes, having given away a large amount of his fortune to such good causes.