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Microsoft: The Company and Its Founders
This title examines the remarkable lives of Bill Gates and Paul Allen and their work building the groundbreaking computer company Microsoft. Readers will learn about each founder's background and education, as well as his early career. Also covered is a look at how Microsoft operates, issues the company faces, its successes, and its impact on society. Color photos and ...more
ebook, 114 pages
Published August 1st 2012 by Essential Library
(first published January 1st 2012)
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Although this book is targeted at adolescent readers, that did not stop me from picking it up from my local library. I was not disappointed as I got to review a lot of the knowledge I had picked up over the years about Microsoft in a compact format and I finished the book in an hour. Adults who are strapped for time and just need a cursory overview and refresher can turn to this book (or read it with their kids, that's the whole point right?). The part about the founders celebrating one their ...more
Ashley Rae Harris lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. She completed an M.A. from the University of Chicago, where her research focused on adolescents and Web culture. Ashley's work has appeared in VenusZine and Time Out Chicago. Though she has written several books for teen audiences, THE PRANK is her first horror novel.More about Ashley Rae Harris...