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Bill Gates Quotes

Bill Gates
The Internet will help achieve "friction free capitalism" by putting buyer and seller in direct contact and providing more information to both about each other.
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#Capitalism

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The vision is really about empowering workers, giving them all the information about what's going on so they can do a lot more than they've done in the past.
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#Giving

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If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
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#Authority #American Businessman

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Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.
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#American Businessman #Business

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Virtually every company will be going out and empowering their workers with a certain set of tools, and the big difference in how much value is received from that will be how much the company steps back and really thinks through their business processes…thinking through how their business can change, how their project management, their customer feedback, their planning cycles can be quite different than they ever were before.
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#Business

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There will be 'two societies' in the future: high-paid knowledge workers and low-paid service workers.
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#Future

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The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
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#American Businessman #Business

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The business achievements of Microsoft in Israel are excellent and the company is currently working to massively expand its research and development budgets worldwide,
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#Business

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There are no significant bugs in our released software that any significant number of users want fixed
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#Mistakes

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Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering. When you finally get done and get to appreciate what you have done it is like a part of yourself that you've put together. I think a lot of the people here feel that way.
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#Engineering

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People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn't they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines... There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.
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#American Businessman

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I think all students start off with incredible ability and curiosity, and if they're given the opportunity to pursue that, if they're given a chance to see the neat things about the world in terms that they can appreciate and enjoy, that their abilities will be reinforced and that we'll really achieve so much more potential out of the great students we have than we do today.
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#Ability

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In this business, by the time you realize you're in trouble, it's too late to save yourself. Unless you're running scared all the time, you're gone.
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#American Businessman #Business

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Never before in history has innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time.
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#History

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This is a very exciting time in the world of information. It's not just that the personal computer has come along as a great tool. The whole pace of business is moving faster. Globalization is forcing companies to do things in new ways.
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#Business

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I thought digital technology would eventually reverse urbanization, and so far that hasn't happened. But people always overestimate how much will change in the next three years, and they underestimate how much will change over the next 10 years.
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#People

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Older systems were secure because they were isolated. You can't layer on top of a system elements to make it secure; you get too much of a mismatch between the components. This design approach is absolutely critical--thinking these things through from the beginning and not bringing security in at the end is very important. This has been a big shift for Microsoft.
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#Elements

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Since when has the world of computer software design been about what people want? This is a simple question of evolution. The day is quickly coming when every knee will bow down to a silicon fist, and you will all beg your binary gods for mercy.
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#American Businessman #Design

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Great organizations demand a high level of commitment by the people involved.
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#Business

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Many of our research projects will fail.
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#Projects

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There's a lot that can be done for people who are using technology in a better way.
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#People

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To create a new standard it takes something that's not just a little bit different. It takes something that's really new and really captures people's imagination. And the Macintosh, of all the machines I've ever seen, is the only one that meets that standard.
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#Computers

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I don't think there's anything unique about human intelligence. All the neurons in the brain that make up perceptions and emotions operate in a binary fashion.
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#Brain

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As you improve health in a society, population growth goes down. You know, I thought it was... before I learned about it, I thought it was paradoxical.
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#Growth

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We are not even close to finishing the basic dream of what the PC can be.
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#American Businessman