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Where did the myth of Bill Gates creating the computer come from?

 
antaun
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Where did the myth of Bill Gates creating the computer come from?
I wanted to know.
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Re: Where did the myth of Bill Gates creating the computer come from?
I think it was the PC not the computer.
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Re: Where did the myth of Bill Gates creating the computer come from?
Doh!
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Re: Where did the myth of Bill Gates creating the computer come from?
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Re: Where did the myth of Bill Gates creating the computer come from?
First time I've heard of this myth.
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Re: Where did the myth of Bill Gates creating the computer come from?
his s226
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Re: Where did the myth of Bill Gates creating the computer come from?
it came from your brain because that's never been stated.
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Re: Where did the myth of Bill Gates creating the computer come from?
it came from your brain because that's never been stated.
 Quoting: John Everytard


This myth is so widespread that even my sister said it before. A year ago exactly. So where did it come from?
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Re: Where did the myth of Bill Gates creating the computer come from?
Gates and company patented the Disk Operating System DOS.
IBM created the x86 PC.

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Re: Where did the myth of Bill Gates creating the computer come from?
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Not only from this thread, but from the mind the thread derived from.

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Re: Where did the myth of Bill Gates creating the computer come from?
I wanted to know.
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Nobody said he created the computer. Cripes..............


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Re: Where did the myth of Bill Gates creating the computer come from?
I've never heard such rubbish.
Gates stole most of his 'ideas' from Xerox and Apple.

John Vincent Atanasoff (ataˈnasɔf; October 4, 1903 – June 15, 1995) was an American physicist and inventor.

The 1973 decision of the patent suit Honeywell v. Sperry Rand named him the inventor of the first automatic electronic digital computer. His special-purpose machine has come to be called the Atanasoff–Berry Computer.

The son of a Bulgarian immigrant who became an electrical engineer, Atanasoff held positions as a teaching professor, a governmental wartime research director, and a corporate research executive before being recognized in the 1970s and 1980s for digital electronic computer research he conducted at Iowa State College in the late 1930s and early 1940s.



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