The Road Ahead by Bill Gates
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What is the information highway? How will the new technology change our lives? The Road Ahead is Bill Gates' vision of the future. In it he describes how he thinks the revolution of the information age will change the way we buy, work, learn and communicate with each other. Bill Gates has built the Microsoft Corporation into one of the most successful companies in the world. His book is an optimistic look at how new technologies will transform the way we live.

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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.
Published January 1, 1995 by Viking Pr. 286 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics, Computers & Technology, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Science & Math, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, History. Non-fiction
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Microsoft CEO Gates's musings on the future of the digital age spent 14 weeks on PW's bestseller list.

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Entertainment Weekly

The master of the killer app — at least when it comes to computers — forgot that a book needs one too.

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(BEGIN TEXT OF INFOBOX / INFOGRAPHIC) Gates Set to Speak Bill Gates will discuss "The Road Ahead" at USC's Bovard Auditorium on Tuesday at 8 p.m. Ticket information: (213) 740-2620.

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An injured old man remembers love with his wife, and a new relationship begins between a bull rider and a college student.

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Like any good tour guide, Gates is careful to sidestep potholes and detours and to keep the mood light as he points out the wonders of the coming Information Age, when all computers will be tied together, and they will be as cheap and ubiquitous as the little information "wallets" Gates says we w...

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