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An edition of The Road Ahead (1995)

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An edition of The Road Ahead (1995)

The Road Ahead

  • 4.17 ·
  • 6 Ratings
  • 102 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading
  • 3 Have read
Publish Date
Publisher
Viking
Language
English
Pages
286

Previews available in: Chinese English

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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Yong bao wei lai: "zi xun gao su gong lu" wei lai xin lan tu
1996, Yuan liu chu ban gong si
in Chinese - 880-02 Chu ban.
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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, Viking
in English
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The road ahead
1995, Wheeler Pub.
in English
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The road ahead
1995, viking penguin
Cover of: The Road Ahead
The Road Ahead
1995, Viking
Hardcover in English
Cover of: The road ahead
The road ahead
1995, penguin
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The road ahead
1995, Penguin
in English - Rev. ed.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
1. A revolution begins 1
2. The beginning of the information age 20
3. Lessons from the computer industry 35
4. Applications and appliances 65
5. Paths to the highway 89
6. The content revolution 112
7. Implications for business 135
8. Friction-free capitalism 157
9. Eduction: The best investment 184
10. Plugged in at home 205
11. Race for the gold 227
12. Critical issues 250
Afterword
Index

Edition Notes

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

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
004.6/7
Library of Congress
HE7572.U6 G38 1995

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
xiv, 286 p. :
Number of pages
286
Dimensions
23 x 15.5 x 2 centimeters

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL807148M
Internet Archive
roadahead00gate
ISBN 10
0670772895, 0670869430
LCCN
95043803
OCLC/WorldCat
33281938
Library Thing
2053
Goodreads
1081637

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