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It’s better to be a pirate than join the navy

That’s one of three “Sayings from Chairman (Steve) Jobs,” just prior to forming the “Macintosh Division” with over 80 employees in 1983.

I’ve never been a Mac owner, never even used one, but I admire what Jobs has done over the years and would salute him if given the chance. I don’t consider myself a pirate but it sounds like a great idea to live by.

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Bill Gates’ Open Letter to Hobbyists

Bill Gates’ Open Letter to Hobbyists

Every once in the while I come across some ancient document that I feel compelled to share with my friends. Here’s a letter from Bill Gates, General Partner of “Micro-Soft,” in which he pleads for computer hobbyists to stop stealing his software and support the cause to “deluge the hobby market with good software.”