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How do you become a billionaire? Start by asking for a $15,000 salary.

That, at least, was the path for Microsoft co-founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen, whose resumes from 1974 surfaced this week as part of a display at Allen’s Living Computer Museum in Seattle. Here’s a pair of images from the museum’s Twitter account.

One other thing: Height and weight on a resume? Wow, times have changed.

In case you missed it, be sure to check out the picture that Gates and Allen took during a gathering of computer pioneers, reprising a classic Microsoft photo at the museum.

 

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