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The Annual Gates Letter and the Limits of Philanthropy

When we talk about Andrew Carnegie, the robber baron, we pronounce his name CAR-neg-ie. Yes, that was the guy who had his steel workers doing 12 hours days/7 days a week.  1,406 more words


15 Exact Predictions made by Bill Gates in 1999

Price comparison sites:

Gates’ Prediction: “Automated price comparison services will be developed, allowing people to see prices across multiple websites, making it effortless to find the cheapest product for all industries.” 1,003 more words

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Day #708:What Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer

Every year, Bill Gates posts a summer reading list, arguably more interesting than whatever you have on your reading list. If you want to know what one of the most successful businessmen and innovators thinks is important to learn about this year, … 347 more words

Ezra Klein: Bill Gates's Fearful Obsession, Spanish Flu – 'Today, Would Kill More Than 33 Million People in 250 Days'

Vox — I. Bill Gates is an optimist.

Ask him, and he’ll tell you himself. “I’m very optimistic,” he says. See?

And why shouldn’t Bill Gates be an optimist? 131 more words


This is what keeps Bill Gates up at night

Bill Gates is the richest man in the world. He essentially invented personal computing and co-founded a major multinational corporation. But what really keeps him up at night has nothing to do with technology–it’s about humanity. 231 more words