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The road ahead

Author: Donald Domonkos; Bill Gates; Nathan Myhrvold; Peter Rinearson
Publisher: Harlow, Essex, England : Pearson Education Ltd., 1999.
Series: Penguin readers., Level 3.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The computer has already changed our lives, now they are about to change again! How will our lives be in ten years' time? What will we be doing and seeing? This book is full of questions and answers about the future. Bill Gates started Microsoft with his friend Paul Allen when he was only nineteen years old. Now Microsoft makes more money than some of the biggest companies in the United States -- p. 4 of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Domonkos; Bill Gates; Nathan Myhrvold; Peter Rinearson
ISBN: 0582402115 9780582402119
OCLC Number: 42830708
Description: vii, 38 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Special words you will meet in this book --
The first part of the road --
Beginnings --
Some things computers can do for us --
Changes in information systems --
The world of business --
Markets and money --
Education in the future --
A home for the future --
The internet "gold rush" --
Moving into the information age.
Series Title: Penguin readers., Level 3.
Responsibility: Bill Gates, with Nathan Myhrvold and Peter Rinearson ; retold by Donald Domonkos.

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The computer has already changed our lives, now they are about to change again! How will our lives be in ten years' time? What will we be doing and seeing? This book is full of questions and answers about the future. Bill Gates started Microsoft with his friend Paul Allen when he was only nineteen years old. Now Microsoft makes more money than some of the biggest companies in the United States -- p. 4 of cover.

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