Hard Drive: Bill Gates and the Making of the Microsoft Empire
The true story behind the rise of a tyrannical genius, how he transformed an industry, and why everyone is out to get him.In this fascinating exposé, two investigative reporters trace the hugely successful career of Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Part entrepreneur, part enfant terrible, Gates has become the most powerful — and feared — player in the computer industry, and arguably the richest man in America. In Hard Drive, investigative reporters Wallace and Erickson follow Gates from his days as an unkempt thirteen-year-old computer hacker to his present-day status as a ruthless billionaire CEO. More than simply a “revenge of the nerds” story though, this is a balanced analysis of a business triumph, and a stunningly driven personality.
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At the Wesco Annual Meeting (June 30 1993), Munger said :”I think Bill Gates’ biography, is a very useful book. You really get a feeling for what it took to write and sell software in the software revolution.”
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