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Old 11-02-2011, 15:13   #121
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Gates 'bought' DOS at at a 'garage sale' price and was good at the marketing.
He reminds of the Railroad and early industry barons that populated Newport, RI.

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Old 12-02-2011, 08:15   #122
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Originally Posted by nv5l View Post
That said, he's still probably the smartest guy around.
Yeah, ever since Ken Lay died. The former head of Enron was frequently referred to as "the smartest guy in the room". Neither of them was ever called "the nicest guy in the room".


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