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And here, starts the decline of Microsoft.
Doubtful. I don't think they will stray to far from the founders visions.
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post #22 of 54
Well, he will still take all earnings from it as he probably will become a majority shareholder when he leaves, so he will still heavily influence the company.

But I take my hat of to him, hes brought affordable software to the masses.
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post #23 of 54
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Originally Posted by GH0 View Post
He hasn't been the richest man in the world for quite some time... some new guy that lives in mexico has more money then him... though I don't remember his name.
Carlos Slim has been richer than Gates for a while now.

I hate Carlos Slim though. Hate him.
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post #24 of 54
He did quit a while ago if I remember correctly.
Nerds like him lack confidence and commitment. no offense.
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post #25 of 54
There was a good programme about him on the BBC the other day. A lot of interviewing with him and all about his history and lifestyle, the grass roots stuff etc. Very good, it's on BBC IPlayer somewhere if you want to watch it.
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lol look at the education of #2 and bill gates, #2 has no education and bill gates is a college dropout. Pink Floyd was right, we don't need no education. .
Well, he dropped out of HARVARD! If you can even get into Harvard you will go far in life. Farther then someone with a 4 year degree from some state college. People who even drop out of Harvard will lead successful lives it seems.
    
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post #27 of 54
well im gonna miss that guy, so he is no longer gonna associate with microsoft at all??? and also, Bill Gates(capitalized with respect) not being the richest guy means nothing, what he has done for many people makes up for everything really.... I mean charity, and low cost software to people, what has the other people done to support everyone else, but be a megalomaniac over their money. I bet Bill Gates and Microsoft together would probably stomp their way to the top...

and just to think, i did a biography report on Bill Gates this just past school year in history class, and kids were like jokin about it; but it doesn't matter to me. Gonna miss you old guy!!!
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post #28 of 54
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Doubtful. I don't think they will stray to far from the founders visions.
lol, we did, metaphorically speaking.
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Nerds like him lack confidence and commitment. no offense.
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I'm really shocked
are you kidding me? he annoouced this like a year ago
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