Bill Gates Quotes (85 quotes)
“The worst programs are the ones where the programmers doing the original work don't lay a solid foundation, and then they're not involved in the program in the future.”
Interview from Programmers at Work (1986)
“The obvious mathematical breakthrough would be development of an easy way to factor large prime numbers.”
p. 265 in hardcover edition, corrected in paperback - The Road Ahead (1995)
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Born: October 28, 1955 (age 61)
Bio: William Henry Bill Gates III is an American business magnate, computer programmer and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company, which he co-founded with Paul Allen.
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