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PHL 458 Week 4 Two Famous Thinkers

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Famous Thinkers
Some people in history had great impacts on society and influenced the way we live and
think. Thinkers are like brain of society who set great examples for people to follow.
This paper discusses the contribution of two great thinkers Bill Gates and Saul Aaron
Kripke. Both are great thinkers of this time.
Bill Gates:-
Bill Gates, Founder of Microsoft is one of the largest computer software companies in
the world. Historically the size of computer was so big that it was impossible to use
them in homes. Computer was not user friendly at all. Using computer required
expertise. There was need of User friendly small size computers. The idea of computer
use in home was introduced by IBM in 1980s. Bill Gates then student at university
visualized the idea of computer usage at home and businesses. Bill Gates had expertise
in computing and was able to think out the box. His ability to forward thinking lead him
to start working on user friendly operating system for computers. Bill Gates and his
Friend Paul Allen were contacted by IBM to develop an operating system for their new
line of personal computer that was named as PC Dos. Bills Gates and his friend Paul
Allen`s personal traits and expertise lead them succeeding in work further in developing
operating system under their company name Microsoft Windows. That was much more
user friendly. Bill Gates vision and forward thinking also lead him to insist on keeping
legal rights of software they developed. That lead them greater success as most of
today`s computer are loaded with Microsoft products. Bill Gates also had partnership
with Steve Jobs for some times but later split and changed their ways. Bill Gates decided
to work alone after his friend Paul’s resignation due to illness. Steve Jobs later founded
Apple and started making both hardware and software by the name of IMAC.
(Lesinski,2011) Apple today is one of biggest competitor of Microsoft. It would be
interesting to see if both Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Worked together. Bill Gates kept
Microsoft limited to the software that created big gap for competitors. Microsoft could
made alliance with Apple corp. or simply extend its products to hardware with
software. Bills Gates contribution to society in two ways as Microsoft inventor and his
contribution to charity. Invention of Microsoft by bill gates has great influence on
society, it turned computer into business and personal machine through development of
windows operating system. That changed the way we do business and spend our live.
Today`s business processes are quicker and efficient due to automation and use of

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Computers. Microsoft Played and important role in making computer a machine for
every one`s use. This also helped a lot in research and educational activities.
Bill Gates contribution to society is not limited to computer worlds. He is also involved
in charity work around the world. He founded Bull & Malinda Gates Foundation that
donated money to different causes especially in medical and education field. This
foundation is helping research societies in developing and discovering new
medicine.(Lesiski,2011)
The analysis of Bill Gate`s life shows that he had technical creativity as he created
new technology through his idea he might also have artistic creativities but Bill Gates
was purely made up due to his better and forward thinking that enabled him to utilize
his expertise in best possible way and exploited the opportunities for his great success.
It can be concluded that Bill Gate`s success was due to his technical creativity, personal
traits like intelligence, and exposure to environment. He has ability to think out of the
box and that’s what essential for success and turning ideas into reality.

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