• It Would Take Bill Gates 218 Years To Spend All His...
    Business Insider - Oct 30
    At a spending rate of $1 million a day, most people would blow through their entire life savings in less than a week. But for billionaire Bill Gates, it would take 218 years to spend his approximate $79 billion fortune at... Read »
    1 day ago
  • 9 Things You Don’t Know About Bill Gates, The...
    CNBC - Oct 29
    What do you get the world's richest person for his birthday? That's the question Bill Gates' friends and family pondered as the Microsoft co-founder turned 59 years old Tuesday. Gates, who stepped down from the top job... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Bill Gates: A Call For Crazy Ideas
    LinkedIn - Oct 22
    This month, Melinda and I joined hundreds of scientists for a meeting in Seattle. The topic we discussed is something we’re all passionate about: how to harness the advances of science in ways that benefit the poor. The... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Steve Ballmer On His Relationship With Bill Gates
    Business Insider - Oct 22
    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer appeared on "CBS This Morning" talking about his new job as owner of the L.A. Clippers. One thing that strikes us: how obviously happy he is. He had the whole staff of CBS cracking... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Bill Gates’ Solution To Income Inequality
    Fortune - Oct 16
    The billionaire philanthropist wants to distinguish between the wealthy who are using their money for good and those who are merely consuming it. Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Bill Gates Is Spending A Lot Of Time At Microsoft
    Slate - Oct 10
    Since naming Satya Nadella as CEO, Bill Gates spends a third of his time working at Microsoft, he told Vanity Fair's Bethany McLean. That's a surprisingly big chunk of time, and more than most people realize. When Nadella... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • Steve Ballmer And Bill Gates Don’t Talk Anymore,...
    Yahoo! - Oct 9
    According to a Vanity Fair profile, the recent upheaval at Microsoft has poisoned the decades-long friendship between cofounder Bill Gates and former CEO Steve Ballmer to the point that the two no longer speak. The profile... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • The Empire Reboots
    Vanity Fair - Oct 8
    In some ways, Bill Gates, Microsoft’s founder and first C.E.O., and Satya Nadella, a longtime employee who last February became the company’s third C.E.O., are alike. They are both engineers, and they are both... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • How Mark Cuban, Bill Gates And Other Leaders Stay In...
    Business Insider - Oct 2
    When you're running the country, eradicating poverty, or disrupting incumbents all day it can be hard to stay in shape. This is bad news, given that fitness seemingly has something to do with individual and... Read »
    4 weeks ago
  • 9 Books Bill Gates Thinks Everyone Should Read
    Business Insider - Oct 1
    While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week. Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Bill Gates And John Green Are Teaming Up To Bring...
    Time - Sep 23
    Gates has said he'll match $100,000 if Green can raise it Author John Green has gotten a lot of attention for his heart-wrenching novel The Fault in Our Stars, the bestselling young-adult-novel-turned-blockbuster-movie... Read »
    1 month ago
  • So Bill Gates Has This Idea For A History Class…
    NYT - Sep 5
    In 2008, shortly after Bill Gates stepped down from his executive role at Microsoft, he often awoke in his 66,000-square-foot home on the eastern bank of Lake Washington and walked downstairs to his private gym in a baggy... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Why Bill Gates And Warren Buffett Are Railroad Rivals
    Business Insider - Sep 3
    Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. Warren Buffett is number three. But as Bloomberg's Frederic Tomesco and Thomas Black report, even though both billionaires are philanthropically entwined, when it comes to the... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Bill Gates’ Back To School Advice For Teachers
    Quartz - Aug 20
    It’s widely accepted that education for children, at its best, is interactive and collaborative. And yet when it comes to teaching the teachers, professional development generally is a one-way stream, in lecture format at... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Legacy Wars: Steve Jobs Vs. Bill Gates
    LinkedIn - Aug 20
    Not long ago, Malcolm Gladwell made a bold prediction. Fifty years from now, Apple will be around and Microsoft will be gone, but Bill Gates will be remembered—and Steve Jobs won’t. As surprising as it seems, Gladwell... Read »
    2 months ago