Programming Windows: The Internet Tidal Wave (Premium)

Bill Gates may have missed the Internet threat. But he can’t say he wasn’t warned.

In late 1993, Rob Glaser sounded the first alarm within Microsoft, noting that Bill Gates’ desire to build a proprietary online service was akin to “building the last minicomputer.” Instead, he said, Microsoft should embrace the Internet, which he called a “paradigm shift.” Gates ignored his ...

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