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Bill Gates said he used to memorize his employees’ license plates

Gates used to keep a close eye on his employees, but that was way back then.  TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images

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Bill Gates revealed himself to be just a little creepier than we might have thought.

Gates did an interview with the BBC over the weekendin which, among other tidbits, he said back in the early days at Microsoft he memorized employee license plates so he could keep track of when people were coming and going.

Fine, startup pressures and all that, but he didn’t want to just memorize, y’know, people and faces? 

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