William Henry Gates is an American business magnate and software developer. He is also an investor and author. He is the co-founder of a micro software corporation and his childhood friend Paul Allen. Bill Gates was born in 1995 in Seattle, Washington, US. His father was a lawyer and his mother served on the board of directors for the first interstate Bancsystem and the United Way of America. Bill Gates grew up in an upper-middle-class family. Bill was shy and quiet and love to read books for hours. He is an antisocial kid. Bill gates is the kind of person who believes if you are intelligent and know how to use your intelligence, then you can reach your goals and targets.
Bill gates is really interested in mathematics and he got 800 points on a mathematics intelligence test. He wanted to teach math but then his friend convinced him to pursue a career in computer programming.
When his parent knows him about his intelligence and abilities they enroll him in the lakeside school preparatory school. His parent wants him to pursue a career in law. Later the school administration decided to buy a computer from a general electric company. Bill Gates wrote his first computer program at the age of 13 and then he was in class eight on the GEC machine.
In this school bill gates meet his friend Paul Allen. Bill gates were in eighth grade and Paul was in tenth grade. Bill gates spend most of his time in computer lab than in class as working on a computer excites him. In the school gates and Paul works together to find the bugs in the system belonging to the computer Centre corporation. In 1968 bill and his friend was so into computers and they form one group called the programmers group. Bill Gates and Paul were very good friends as their interest is same though they both are very different persons.
“I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it”.
“If you born poor its not your mistake but if you die poor it’s your mistake”.
“Exposure from a young age to the realities of the world is super-big thing”.
At the age of 15 bills and his friend form a new company Traf-O-data of their own. They develop a small computer to measure the traffic flow. From this, they make the most money. Both of them like to spend their time working on programs. Bill gates sold software to optimize traffic for almost 20,000 dollars and after a few years later he develops another software and earn 30,000 dollars.
Both of best friend want to start a company but bill gates parent want him to go to college and become a lawyer. The company which was form by bill gates and his friend came to end when bill left the school.
Later Allen goes to Washington state university and bill’s go to Harvard. He was a National Merit Scholar when he graduated from Lakeside School in 1973.
When the bill’s left the school he almost lost himself to the computer world. They both were in close contact even when they are away from each other to discussing new ideas, features and planning to start the business one day.
Bill gates really interested in coding and studying law doesn’t excite him. After attending college for two years Allen also dropped out and went to Boston, Massachusetts, to work for Honeywell. Allen shows an edition of the magazine to bill gates this magazine consists of articles on the Altair 8800 mini-computer kit.
Allen and bill contact the company and tell them that they are working on the computer software program which can be run on Altair computer. They don’t even know how Altair's computer operates as they didn’t work on that computer before.
MITS said to them to show the demonstration of their program. They worked on their software for about two months in Harvard labs and then Allen went to show this to the company and their software work properly. The company hired Allen. Soon bill gates left Harvard to work with Allen and to make his dreams come true.
Later Allen and bill have founded the company and the name of the company is Microsoft in 1975. At first, the company delivered a small software product to the firms. Everything didn’t go perfectly. At first, the company struggled financially. As this company has not he enough funds to hire a sales manager so this work is done by the mother of bills.
Later the bills and Allen found that the company is dropped at the lowest point. The company was in finical crisis due to some pirated software. At this point, Allen and bill gates didn’t lose hope and make the MS BASIC. So this MS BASIC helps Allen and bill’s to make a profit of 50,000 dollars.
“Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world if you do you are insulting yourself”.
“Life is not fair get, used to it”.
In 1979 IBM one of the American multinational company launches the world's first personal computer. This company asked Microsoft to make the operating system for their computer but gates recommended them the other company name digital search to IBM for operating software. IBM talk with the digital research and that company did not reach the license agreement and after this happened IBM again ask Microsoft to provide an operating system.
After few weeks Allen and bill bought an operating system called 86 DOS and after some time company launch MS-DOS. After launching this the Microsoft offer IBM to use MS-DOS as the main operating system for their computer.
In 1980 Microsoft and IBM signed the contract and within the year Microsoft become the Microsoft Corporation. At the same time IBM launch world's first personal computer with the operating system MS-DOS and a few other Microsoft products such as MS-BASIC, MS-PASCAL, MS-COBOL, and others.
Windows NT was the first Windows OS to be launched. This window followed a series of Windows launches over the next few years including Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, XP, and Vista.
Bill gates become a billionaire at the age of 31 and become the richest person in the world at the age of 39.
“If you don’t build your dreams someone else with hire you to build their”.
“Television is not real life. In real life, people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.”
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