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At 45, Bill Gates may be unable to remove the silicon handcuffs of his past success.
Computers that tap the bizarre properties of subatomic particles might calculate with awesome speed-cracking codes that stymie conventional machines.
Science and technology could transform our world-if it weren't for human nature.