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Bill Gates 15h
The idea that children shouldn’t die of malaria isn’t just our value. It’s a human value. Parents in every culture want their children to survive and thrive. That’s why our foundation partners with thousands of organizations to reach people where they are:
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Bill Gates 21h
. talks about the experience that opened our eyes to the inequities in the world, and the incredible progress that makes us optimistic about the future.
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Bill Gates Feb 22
At Microsoft, I got deep into computer science. At the foundation, it’s computer science plus biology, chemistry, agronomy, and more. I can’t imagine a better way to spend the bulk of my time:
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Bill Gates Feb 21
Last year, Melinda and I took a trip to Atlanta, Georgia. What we saw reinforced our belief that education is the best way to break the cycle of poverty, and made us think through other ways we could help:
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Bill Gates Feb 19
Although there’s been some progress over the past decade, America’s public schools are still falling short on important metrics. In our Annual Letter, Melinda and I explore how we can meet that challenge:
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Bill Gates Feb 18
Although Melinda and I see a lot of disease and poverty in our travels—and many other big problems that need to be solved—we also see the best of humanity:
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Bill Gates Feb 17
As counterintuitive as it may seem, population sizes don’t go up as the world gets healthier. They go down:
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Bill Gates Feb 14
Melinda and I got a kick out of doing our first autocomplete challenge. We answer more tough questions in our Annual Letter:
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Bill Gates Feb 13
I’m on Facebook Live with and to discuss why we’re more optimistic than ever:
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Bill Gates Feb 13
This is our 10th Annual Letter, and we’re marking the occasion by answering 10 tough questions that people ask us.
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Bill Gates Feb 7
Today marks one year since our dear friend Hans Rosling’s passing. If you want to know more about Hans and his work, we recommend any one of his wonderful TED Talks.
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Bill Gates Feb 5
You’re 37 times less likely to be killed today by a lightning bolt than you were at the turn of the 20th century – and that’s not because there are fewer thunderstorms:
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Bill Gates Feb 2
I love stories like this… 14-year-old Emma Yang is developing an app to help bridge the gap between Alzheimer's patients and their loved ones.
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Bill Gates Jan 31
Welcome to the Giving Pledge, . You approach philanthropy with the spirit of an entrepreneur and the passion of a humanitarian, and we’re happy to have you.
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Bill Gates Jan 31
My family’s experience has exposed me to how awful it feels when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. I spoke with about what it will take to find a breakthrough.
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Bill Gates Jan 30
I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about how the information we consume shapes our perception of the world. I’m glad we have brilliant thinkers like Steven Pinker to help us spot signs of progress:
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Bill Gates Jan 30
Since my early days as a programmer, I’ve been fascinated by computers. I was thrilled when asked me to help them create a video series about how they work.
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Bill Gates Jan 29
I can’t wait for readers to get their hands on my new favorite book. You can download a free chapter of “Enlightenment Now” here:
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Bill Gates Jan 28
Congrats, , on winning your 20th Grand Slam. Can’t wait to see your game up close on March 5 at the .
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Bill Gates Jan 27
I sat down with and to talk about Steven’s upcoming book, “Enlightenment Now.” I came away from the conversation with a renewed sense of optimism about the world:
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