Contributions to Society
Self made multi-billionaire, entrepreneur and philanthropist Bill Gates was born in Seattle, Washington in 1955. We recognize the name Bill Gates; it is hard not to be famous when you are the richest self-made man in America. The contributions to society made by Mr. Gates …show more content…
The Issues Bill Gates did not have a problem to solve. The first computer program he developed was a game of tic-tac-toe. His intentions were to give his fellow students a form of activity to do for fun. It was not until later in life that he saw the need to develop programming to solve problems. He would go on to create programming that solved programming and scheduling issues at his school. Once he formed Microsoft, he would develop programs along those lines, making solutions for businesses to simplify time-consuming issues like accounting and number crunching (Bill Gates, 2011).
Dr. King unlike Bill Gates spent his life trying to resolve issues. The issues he had grown up with and faced as an adult were about racial inequality. Dr. King spent his time fighting in a non-violent manner for civil rights; he wanted the same rights for black Americans that the white Americans have had their entire lives. He knew that the success in Montgomery Alabama called for the mass movement of men to help raise awareness about racial inequality (Martin Luther King Jr., 2011).
Implementation of the Solution
Bill Gates has developed several different programs for a vast number of companies. Microsoft was born when Bill was looking at a MITS Altair 8800