Bill Gates Has a Positive Impact on Society

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Without a society integrated with technology, communication and productivity would be hindered not only on a person level, but a global and commercial scale. Bill Gates, an American entrepreneur, found success from being the co-founder of Microsoft and designing and developing software for the Personal Computer (How to be a Billionaire). William Henry Gates III was born on October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington. He was the second child and only son of William Henry Gates Jr. and Mary Maxwell Gates. His father, being a Seattle attorney and his mother being a schoolteacher helped him achieve his brilliant state. In middle school, Gates developed an interest in computer science, a path which allowed him to explicate the smarts he obtained…show more content…
The relationships behind the data are so extreme that it is expected that humans could not pick up on them. None of this would be possible without the advances of computer technology over the past few decades. And Bill Gates, with his advances in the personal computer industry, was a significant contributor to scientific research. Bill Gates not only brought the scientific revolution into existence, his software helped make information available to a more informed public. Staying abreast with current events and news is essential to keeping updated with human affairs. News allows two people to come together in support or in opposition of events, helping us Americans express our first amendment right of freedom of speech. To many it would seem plausible that such an important matter needed to be accessed at any time; Bill Gates and Microsoft’s software were driving factors in making this a reality. Having access to the internet is vital for staying updated in our world’s constantly changing news. Obtaining all viewpoints is difficult when watching television or listening to the radio, while with the internet, the quantity of viewpoints is abundant. On a typical of American people “23% (…) get their news online” (Where do we get our news?). Of the twenty three percent of people who get their news online, “56% get their news from a personal computer” (Distribution, 27 Percent). Without a

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