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3.0 out of 5 stars Classic Gates-- Before the Internet was Invented...., March 12, 2005
This review is from: The Road Ahead: Completely Revised and Up-to-Date (Paperback)
Seriously this is Bill Gates talking about the future but out of 300 pages about 9 are dedicated to talking about the internet -- and most of that is buried with other information. Lots of talk about applications and appliances that did not materialize....one book you need to read because-- then you know that all the gurus DO NOT KNOW everythng !! Wonderful for entrepreneurs who dont' doubt their own paths on their road ahead......
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Initial post: Jul 22, 2015 12:07:44 PM PDT
Dan Esparza says:
I love love LOVE that this snarky review was written 2 years before the iPhone was a thing.

:-)

"applications and appliances that did not materialize" has some serious irony.

Yes, I'm aware that Steve Jobs was the CEO of Apple, and Bill was the CEO of Microsoft. I'm reveling in the greater cosmic irony of it all.
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