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Bill Gates reveals his 'greatest mistake ever'

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Bill Gates reveals his 'greatest mistake ever'

It’s hard to believe that Bill Gates – the man who revolutionised the software industry and accrued a personal net worth currently valued at $102.9billion could possibly have any career regrets – yet according to a recent interview with Village Global, he does. And it’s a big one.

Gates’ visionary mind in the field of technological advancement can be seen as probably one of the most powerful and prolific that the world has ever seen; at the tender age of 19 he had the vision of creating new user-friendly software for microcomputers whilst studying at Harvard University. By the next year, his new company Microsoft (microcomputer software) was already an unmitigated success. Within the next five years, the company had struck a deal with the biggest tech company in the world, IBM and already started putting together it’s Windows software.

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