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The road ahead

Author: Bill Gates; Nathan Myhrvold; Peter Rinearson
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : CD for computer   Computer File : English : Completely rev. and up-to-dateView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gates, Bill, 1955-
Road ahead.
New York : Penguin Books, ©1996
(OCoLC)659333605
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Gates; Nathan Myhrvold; Peter Rinearson
ISBN: 0140260404 9780140260403
OCLC Number: 35908629
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 332 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for accompanying computer disc: Microsoft Windows compatible.
Contents: A revolution begins --
The beginning of the information age --
Lessons from the computer industry --
Information appliances and applications --
From internet to highway --
The content revolution --
Business on the internet --
Friction-free capitalism --
Education: the best investment --
Plugged in at home --
The internet gold rush --
Critical issues.
Responsibility: Bill Gates, with Nathan Myhrvold and Peter Rinearson.

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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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