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Bill Gates' Disdain for Open Source Even in Retirement

Apr 26, 2008, 00:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark R. Hinkle)

"Bill Gates steps down as the Chairman of Microsoft on July 1st to transition to full time philanthropic efforts with the Gates Foundation. However, I wonder how effective Bill will be other than writing checks. You see Bill's never played well with others.

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"At a speech on Monday for the Institute of Systems Biology he gave a speech followed by a Q&A session he reportedly answered one poor chap's questions on whether open source methodologies would be used in his research..."

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