Next Bill Gates lives in Asia?

Posted on Saturday, Jan 06 2007 @ 15:29 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
A study indicates that many American believe the next "Bill Gates" will come from China or Japan.
Nearly half of Americans said that the next great technology leader will come from China or Japan, while just one in five believe he or she will hail from the United States. Thirteen percent think India will produce the next tech great.

The survey also showed that Americans overwhelmingly believe that the average 12-year-old knows more about the World Wide Web than their Congressman. Two-thirds of Americans also believe that the Internet will be accessible anywhere in the world in the next ten years.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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