Famous People: Bill Gates
These sites are about Bill Gates and Microsoft. Included is an eThemes resource on the history of computer technology.
FactMonster: Bill Gates
Students can read this encyclopedia entry about Bill Gates. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Biography.com: Bill Gates
This biography includes a series of videos about the life of Microsoft founder Bill Gates. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
"Bill and Melinda Gates believe every life has equal value." The Gates founded this charitable organization, which gives grants to schools and health-related causes.
Microsoft: Bill Gates
This site has recent speeches, a biography, photographs, and much more.
William H. Gates III
This biography describes Gates before Microsoft.
Microsoft: Windows History
Here is a timeline showing the evolution of the Microsoft Windows operating system.
Forbes.com: World's Billionaires
Find out how much Bill Gates is worth. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Here is a timeline of Microsoft from 1975 until 1990.
Microsoft: Information for Students
Students can download such documents as "Key Events in Microsoft History," "Fast Facts About Microsoft," and much more.
eThemes Resource: History of Computer Technology and the Internet
These Websites are about the evolution of computer technology and the Internet. Read about the history of computing machines, early programmers, and the origins of information technology. Included are video files, interactive games and quizzes, timelines, exhibits, and more. Included are three related eThemes resources.
eThemes Resource: Communications: The Printing Press, Computers, the Internet, and their Impacts on Society
These sites are about the history and impact of advances in communications technologies, including the printing press, computers, and the Internet. Also includes links to sites about pioneers such as Johannes Gutenberg, Lady Lovelace, Charles Babbage, Tim Berners-Lee, Al Gore, and others associated with the topic. Includes lesson plans, quizzes, and a link to two eThemes resources entitled "History of Computer Technology and the Internet" and "Famous People: Bill Gates".