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Bill Gates 2h
If we want to give our kids the best chance possible to succeed after high school, we need more teachers like :
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Bill Gates 21h
Today marks three years since Nigeria's last wild poliovirus case. This progress wouldn’t have been possible without the bravery of the young women who volunteer as polio vaccinators.
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Bill Gates Aug 19
Tomorrow is , when we recognize all of our partners and grantees who are fighting against the world’s deadliest animal and the diseases it spreads:
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Bill Gates Aug 17
I never really learned how to cook. I’m finally learning my way around the kitchen, though, thanks to Robert Hand:
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Bill Gates Aug 14
Four billion people are at risk from mosquito-borne diseases. We can get that number down to zero if we invest in new tools — like a set of techniques for genetically modifying mosquitoes — to complement the ones we already have.
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Bill Gates Aug 14
I learned a lot from Washington State Teacher of the Year about creating a classroom where kids want to be (and he taught me how to make BBQ chicken).
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Bill Gates Aug 13
Melinda and I are big fans of , and we were thrilled to learn that is, too. Today, when you support teachers as they prepare to go back to school, your donation will get a 50% boost from our foundation:
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Bill Gates Aug 13
When teachers have the right tools, there’s no telling where it will take them. Today, when you give to , will boost your donation by 50%. I hope you’ll join us in supporting teachers.
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Bill Gates Aug 10
Being poor isn’t cheap. It’s hundreds of times more expensive to use charging stations than it is to charge a phone at home. That’s just one of the hidden costs of unreliable electricity:
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Bill Gates Aug 9
Whenever I want to understand something better, I pick up a book. Here are some of the best ones I’ve read so far this year:
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Bill Gates Aug 7
There is no question that reliable electricity unlocks a better life for people. But can we power the world without contributing to climate change? I think we can:
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Bill Gates Aug 5
Think back to the last time you experienced a power outage. If you live in New York, you don’t have to think that far back! Now imagine what it would be like not to have access to electricity at all. Nearly one billion people face that reality every day.
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Bill Gates Aug 1
Five years ago, India was declared polio-free. This incredible milestone was made possible by the health workers, governments, partners, and donors who didn’t rest until every child was reached. I can’t wait to see what India achieves next.
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Bill Gates Jul 29
What if we really are all in this together? In this fascinating book, explains why and how humans evolved to work together:
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Bill Gates Jul 29
10 breakthrough technologies that could help us feed the world and fight climate change at the same time.
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Bill Gates Jul 28
It's hard to overstate how important finding a better diagnostic is for fighting . That’s why I’m investing in new ideas for easier and more accurate diagnosis of the disease.
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Bill Gates Jul 26
If you read one article about climate change this week, check out this one from . Government support for energy R&D is one of the best opportunities to fight climate change.
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Bill Gates Jul 23
Are our similarities powerful enough to overcome our differences? “Blueprint” is an optimistic (and terrific) book that explores why humans have evolved to work together and cooperate.
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Bill Gates Jul 21
I usually wait until the end of the year to share good news that you might have missed, but I couldn’t resist sharing this list from (check out #14!). Which story has inspired you the most so far this year?
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Bill Gates Jul 20
Can you imagine an aircraft engine in your car? The Summit is one of the coolest places to learn about new energy tech. The team came back with lots of new ideas and insights from this year’s event.
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