How-To Geek

Bill Gates: How a Geek Changed the World [Video]

Note: This article is part of our archive and is likely out of date.
(Links may not work, downloads have not been recently tested for safety)

Just before he stepped down from Microsoft, BBC2’s “The Money Programme” put together a special on Bill Gates and how he made the company into a money making machine. Those of you who love geek history will definitely enjoy this hour long documentary video.

Bill Gates – How A Geek Changed The World [via FavBrowser]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 06/23/11

Comments (10)

  1. tecn0tarded

    is there irony in the fact that i watched this using Linux Mint?

  2. JayJ.

    An interesting doco.. Quite the intelligent person. I don’t really understand why the U.S govt. took him to court when the company would have been making them Hundreds of Millions in taxes.. Seeing as they are self serving and all…

  3. Makan Kot

    Yeah, why they don’t take apple to court for including Safari in their Mac?? or take google for controlling the search results..

  4. Pras

    I believe the FTC is taking Google to court.

  5. tecn0tarded

    isn’t google one of most sued companies?

  6. Jay E Court

    Only in America can someone (Billy Gates) build something that never worked correctly and become one of the richest people in the world. That just goes to show you; if you have a lump of S*#T and market it well enough, people will buy it. Question for you Bill: If you want to give back, why not give to the people in this country and not other countries? People like our veterans who are living on the streets, homeless, Schools and hospitals that are being shut down, etc.

  7. nt0xik8ed

    Jay E Court look up then tell steve jobs to match it with his piece of sh*t

  8. ajr-design

    I just love the inspiration this video gives me.
    You have to envy mr Gates…

  9. V

    Jay E Court,

    I haven’t seen such a selfish individual in a long time, but then again, I don’t hang with your kind of people.

  10. Aussie greg

    To Jay E Court
    You must be joking …what an a’hole you must be… Bill Gates thru M/s made computers easy to use for millions of people around the world…of course there were some mistakes along the way…what company in the world has never made mistakes?
    What a dickhead mate, why don’t you take your dumb, ill-founded, incorrect, inappropriate, uninformed comments and P’off

More Articles You Might Like

Enter Your Email Here to Get Access for Free:

Go check your email!