Bill Gates surprised Gizmodo readers and editors by penning a nostalgic story about the early days of Microsoft, and it is worth a read.  A choice excerpt:

Today, I would be surprised if the number of million-dollar applications isn’t in the millions itself, and they range from apps and games created by a single developer working at home that you can download to your cell phone to massive solutions built by huge development teams that run the operations of huge corporations.

It’s not often you hit the blogosphere with the man who built Windows, so click on over for an inspiring story that could do you well in the near future.

[Gizmodo editor Bill Gates]