Future Computing: The Direction of Microsoft*

  • 1987 ----- color ----- 67 min ----- vhs///
  • (Computer Science Department's Distinguished Lecture Series) William Gates, Microsoft, discusses the uses of microcomputers and how to increase the range of uses for personal computers. He gives a background on the company and a history of the changes in the development of microcomputers. He continues examining the creation of windows, spread sheets, Microsoft OS/2, dynamic data exchange, networking, advanced work-stations, languages, standards, CD's, the future of software. A question and answer period follows. (Restricted to use on University of Washington campuses only)
  • Topics: (Computer Sciences, Industry, Pacific Northwest)