The Houses That Entrepreneurship Built

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Bill Gates, Co-Founder of Microsoft

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The home, which took seven years to build, is perhaps most well-known for its electronic innovation. According to US News, which created an entire interactive feature on the home, Gates constructed the estate with "miles of communication cable" and in each room, "touch-sensitive pads control lighting, music, and climate." Guests in the house even wear special electronic pins, which let computers in the walls know when they've entered a room.