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Free career advice from a guy named Bill Gates

The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist shared a hopeful message for college grads in a Tweetstorm.
Bill Gates May 15
1/ New college grads often ask me for career advice. At the risk of sounding like this guy…
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2/ AI, energy, and biosciences are promising fields where you can make a huge impact. It's what I would do if starting out today.
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3/ Looking back on when I left college, there are some things I wish I had known.
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4/ E.g. Intelligence takes many different forms. It is not one-dimensional. And not as important as I used to think.
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5/ I also have one big regret: When I left school, I knew little about the world’s worst inequities. Took me decades to learn.
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6/ You know more than I did when I was your age. You can start fighting inequity, whether down the street or around the world, sooner.
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7/ Meanwhile, surround yourself with people who challenge you, teach you, and push you to be your best self. As does for me.
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8/ Like I measure my happiness by whether people close to me are happy and love me, & by the difference I make for others.
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9/ If I could give each of you a graduation present, it would be this--the most inspiring book I've ever read.
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10/ shows how the world is getting better. Sounds crazy, but it’s true. This is the most peaceful time in human history.
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11/ That matters because if you think the world is getting better, you want to spread the progress to more people and places.
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12/ It doesn’t mean you ignore the serious problems we face. It just means you believe they can be solved.
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13/ This is the core of my worldview. It sustains me in tough times and is the reason I love my work. I think it can do same for you.
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14/ This is an amazing time to be alive. I hope you make the most of it.
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Brian C Ⓥ May 15
This is a brilliant thread from Bill Gates- college grad career advice plus a message of hope for us all
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Steven Vore 🤔 May 15
This thread is for every young person. And us old people, too.
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Michael J. Miraflor May 15
I'm literally taking screenshots of this thread and hanging print-outs in my office.
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