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  •  As well if anyone else (0+ / 0-)

    had been born to that family instead of Bill. Point being, Microsoft was not created by who Bill Gates was born to.

    •  It was both. (2+ / 0-)
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      BlackSheep1, slatsg

      He couldn't have done it at all without the capital investments and the time to develop their interpreters for the early computers. Who do you think supported them while they were developing their OS in the first place?

      Family money.

      They weren't supporting themselves on Mickey D's salaries, or needing to work 80 hours a week on a loading dock to pay for lentils, that's for sure.

      I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. - M Angelou

      by Lightbulb on Fri Jul 08, 2011 at 03:13:32 PM PDT

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