If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
More Quotes from Bill Gates:We're not even giving you a time-frame. In fact, a lot of people who got the prototype code said, 'Hey this looks pretty good. Gee, you must be close to getting this done.' Because of all the integration and the extreme high level of quality, there's still quite a bit to be done.
So the vision of Microsoft is pretty simple. It changed a couple years ago. For the first 25 years of the company, it was a personal computer on every desk and in every home. And it was a very good vision very rare for a company to be able to stick with something like that for 25 years. The reason we changed it was simply that it became acceptable. . . . And so as we stepped back and looked at what we were trying to do with the programming model, turning the Internet into the fabric for distributed computing, getting your information to replicate in a very invisible way so that it was available to you everywhere, thinking of this programming model spanning all the different devices, we changed to the mission statement we have now, which is empowering people through great software anytime, any place and on any device.
All operating systems, including IBM's, Sun's, Apple's and many others are including Internet browsing capabilities, ... The beauty of the Internet is its openness. It cannot be controlled or dominated or cut off because it is simply a constantly changing series of linkages.
We're at a very key transition point, ... There are going to be lots of devices, but a new model that makes them work together. It is going to require an architecture approach that is different than what we have today.
Very soon, having four gigabytes of memory will be quite common, ... Improving something by a power of a million is quite dramatic...We simply don't find that kind of improvement anywhere else in the world.
If I'd had some set idea of a finish line, don't you think I would have crossed it years ago?
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