Annotated Bibliography:

Primary Source:

Rogak, Lisa, editor. Impatient Optimist: Bill Gates In His Own Words. An Agate Imprint Chicago, 2012.

Secondary Source:

Harbo, Christopher L. Business Leaders: Bill Gates. Capstone Press, 2014.

General Encyclopedia:

Petechuk, David. “Gates, Bill 1955-.”, International Directory of Business Biographies, 2005,


“Bill Gates.” Forbes, Forbes Media LLC, 21 Mar. 2018,

Galanes, Philip. “The Mind Meld of Bill Gates and Steven Pinker.” The New York Times, Table For Three, 27 Jan. 2018,, Bill&action=click&contentCollection=timestopics®ion=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=collection.

Reference Book:

Byers, Paula K. Encyclopedia of World Biography. Second ed., ser. 6, Gale Research, 1998.


Callahan, David. The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age. Alfred A. Knopf New York , 2017.


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Evans, Dean. “In Focus: Bill Gates' Five Greatest Achievements.” Techradar, Future Plc, 26 June 2008,

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Iwaya, Akemi. “How Was Multi-Tasking Possible in Older Versions of Windows?” How-To Geek, How-To Geek, LLC, 22 Apr. 2014,

Rampton, John. “Bill Gates' Biggest 7 Failures.” Shopify, Disqus, 21 Dec. 2016,