Tech Titans, Hackers, Idealists Revisited

#History

Thu, Apr 22nd, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

"It's funny in a way", says Bill Gates, relaxing in an armchair in his office. "When I was young, I didn't know any old people. When we did the microprocessor revolution, there was nobody old, nobody. It's weird how old this industry has become". The Microsoft cofounder and I, a couple of fiftysomething codgers, are following up on an interview I had with a tousle-headed Gates more than a quarter century ago.

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