Bill Gates 465 Bill Gates Quotes American Businessman born on October 28, 1955,

Exposure from a young age to the realities of the world is a super-big thing. view quote

In K-12, almost everybody goes to local schools. Universities are a bit different because kids actually do pick the university. The bizarre thing, though, is that the merit of university is actually how good the students going in are: the SAT scores of the kids going in. view quote

Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important. view quote

I think the thing we see is that as people are using video games more, they tend to watch passive TV a bit less. And so using the PC for the Internet, playing video games, is starting to cut into the rather unbelievable amount of time people spend watching TV. view quote

Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana. view quote

Historically, privacy was almost implicit, because it was hard to find and gather information. But in the digital world, whether it's digital cameras or satellites or just what you click on, we need to have more explicit rules - not just for governments but for private companies. view quote

You're never going to get the amount of CO2 emitted to go down unless you deal with the one magic metric, which is CO2 per kilowatt-hour. view quote

The way to be successful in the software world is to come up with breakthrough software, and so whether it's Microsoft Office or Windows, its pushing that forward. New ideas, surprising the marketplace, so good engineering and good business are one in the same. view quote

Corruption is one of the most common reasons I hear in views that criticize aid. view quote

Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes. view quote

Discrimination has a lot of layers that make it tough for minorities to get a leg up. view quote

The Center for Disease Control started out as the malaria war control board based in Atlanta. Partly because the head of Coke had some people out to his plantation, and they got infected with malaria, and partly 'cause all the military recruits were coming down and having a higher fatality rate from malaria while training than in the field. view quote

There are more people dying of malaria than any specific cancer. view quote

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