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Essay heading: 'An Icon in the Window' - An original biography on Bill Gates
 
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There he kept working with Paul Allen night and day in their dorm room to create one of the first micro-processors that would run the latest in computer technology: software. The computer was known as the MITs Altair, and was the first computer to be accompanied by the BASIC computer programming language, as well as Intel's 8088 8 KHz processor...
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This revolutionary new technology was the hype of the 1970s because before then, all computer programs were based on switches, vacuum tubes, LEDs, punch cards, and wires running in all directions. Software still required hardware, but could be changed and updated when flaws were found, and only needed some type of mass-storage device (such as a reel-to-reel tape) to capacitate all the 1's and 0's, thus eliminating the need to custom build an electronic board that was meant for only 1 single program...
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