“DNA is like a computer program but far, far more advanced than any software ever created": First edition of The Road Ahead; Signed by Bill Gates

  • The Road Ahead.

The Road Ahead.

Item Number: 5548

New York: The Viking Press, 1995.

First edition of Gates’ classic work on the information age. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Bill Gates on the title page. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with a single closed tear. Jacket design by Laurie Rippon.

In this optimistic and refreshing realistic book, Bill Gates looks ahead to show how the emerging technologies of the digital age will transform human existence in unprecedented ways. Focusing on the "information superhighway", Gates describes the breathtaking changes that will affect us all in a personal style, free of jargon, ushering in the world of tomorrow in broad and confident terms.