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An edition of The Road Ahead (1995)

The road ahead

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This edition published in by Penguin Books in New York.

Written in English

332 pages

Bill Gates' 1995 analysis of the impact of information and computer technology on society and predictions about the future. Includes a great overview of ancient counting machines to mainframe big-iron to the dramatic changes of personal computing. Talks about the early years of Microsoft, Apple and Steve Jobs, DEC and Compaq, IBM and IBM compatibles. In addition, the importance of software and its complexity, power, and cost of production.

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The road ahead
1996, Penguin Books
in English - Completely rev. and up-to-date.
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The road ahead
1995, Wheeler Pub.
in English
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The Road Ahead
1995, Viking
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The road ahead
1995, viking penguin
Cover of: The road ahead
The road ahead
1995, penguin
Cover of: The road ahead
The road ahead
1995, Penguin
in English - Rev. ed.
Cover of: The road ahead
The road ahead
1995, Viking
in English

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The Road Ahead

First published in 1995



Work Description

Bill Gates' 1995 analysis of the impact of information and computer technology on society and predictions about the future. Includes a great overview of ancient counting machines to mainframe big-iron to the dramatic changes of personal computing. Talks about the early years of Microsoft, Apple and Steve Jobs, DEC and Compaq, IBM and IBM compatibles. In addition, the importance of software and its complexity, power, and cost of production.

The road ahead

Completely rev. and up-to-date.

This edition published in by Penguin Books in New York.


Edition Notes

Includes index.
System requirements for accompanying computer disc: Microsoft Windows compatible.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
004.6/7
Library of Congress
ZA3250.U6 G38 1996

The Physical Object

Pagination
xviii, 332 p. :
Number of pages
332

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL621515M
Internet Archive
roadahead00gate_1
ISBN 10
0140260404
LC Control Number
96220439
Library Thing
2053
Goodreads
1183712

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