Suggested Readings, Audio-Visual Materials,

and On-Line Resources



Brooks, Kathleen. "Microsoft's Bill Gates Is People's Choice." The Seattle Times, January 3, 1984.

Deutschman, Alan. "Bill Gates' Next Challenge." Fortune, December 28, 1992, 30-41.

"Fully Invested Nordstroms, Gates among Those with Biggest Stakes in Public Firms." The Seattle Times, July 21, 1986.

Gates, Bill, Nathan Myhrvold, and Peter Rinearson. The Road Ahead. New York: Penguin Books, 1996.

Gates, Bill, and Janet Lowe. Bill Gates Speaks: Insight from the World's Greatest Entrepreneur. New York: John Wiley, 1998.

Isaacson, Walter. "In Search of the Real Bill Gates." Time, January 13, 1997, 44.

Reid, T. R. "Bill Gates, DOS Capitalist." The Washington Post, September 13, 1992.

. "The Future According to Gates: Reign and Sunshine for Microsoft." The Washington Post, March 9, 1992.

Schlender, Brenton. "How Bill Gates Keeps the Magic Going." Fortune, June 18, 1990, 82-84.

Wallace, James, and Jim Erickson. Hard Drive: Bill Gates and the Making of the Microsoft Empire. New York: Harper Business, 1993.


Audio-Visual Materials

A & E Home Video. Bill Gates. New York: A&E Home Video, 1998. Video Recording.

Gates, Bill, Steve Ballmer, Jim Barksdale, and Joel Klein. Microsoft vs. the Justices Department Playing Monopoly. Princeton, NJ: Films for the humanities and sciences, 1999. Video Recording.

Gates, Bill, and Paul Marca. Bill Gates. The Communication Revolution. Stanford, CA: Stanford Video Media Group/Kantola Productions, 1996. Video Recording.

Gates, Bill, Bill DeRonde, and David Frost. Talking with David Frost. Alexandria, VA: PBS Video, 1995. Video Recording.

Lomax, David, and Brian Davies. The Business: The Rise and Rise of Bill Gates. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1998. Video Recording.


On-Line Resources

Bermant, Charles. "Gates Deflates Digital Dividend Moguls," 2000. TechWeb,

Defining the Digital Divide," National Telecommunications and Information Administration Website,

Digital Divide Network.

Digital Divide.Org: Ushering in the Second Digital Revolution,

The Digital Strategy: Glossary of Terms, The Digital Strategy: Creating Our Digital Future Website,

Gates, Bill. "Economics and the Digital Divide,"

Gates, Bill. 1994. "Information at Your Fingertips,"

Microsoft. Bill Gates' page,

National Telecommunications and Information Administration, "Falling through the Net: The World Resource Institute Website, Digital Dividends Conference Information,"