Bill Gates
yesterday at 20:56. Facebook
Bill Gates
yesterday at 13:09. Facebook
Whether it’s in business or at McDonald’s, Warren loves a good deal.

Here’s how we’ve brought this principle to saving children’s lives: [ Link ] #TBT
Bill Gates
02/22/2017 at 21:07. Facebook
Saving children’s lives is at the heart of our foundation’s work.

Here are three simple, proven lifesavers...
Bill Gates
02/22/2017 at 13:17. Facebook
When I first started traveling to Africa, I would meet kids in the villages I was visiting and try to guess their ages.

I was amazed how often I was wrong: [ Link ]
Bill Gates
02/21/2017 at 18:10. Facebook
Extreme poverty has been cut in half over the last 25 years.

That’s a big accomplishment that ought to make everyone more optimistic: [ Link ]
Bill Gates
02/20/2017 at 16:33. Facebook
Our friend Warren Buffett is one of the greatest investors of all time.

Here we discuss one of the best investments he’s ever made: [ Link ]
Bill Gates
02/19/2017 at 14:03. Facebook
On July 12, 2016, a baby boy was born to a family outside Johannesburg in South Africa. Three days later, he died. His parents graciously gave me permission to be present at his autopsy.

It’s not enough to know that a newborn died from asphyxia or sepsis or prematurity; we need to find out what causes these conditions, so we can find the tools to prevent them. Fortunately, one researcher...
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Bill Gates
02/17/2017 at 23:54. Facebook
IISuperwomanII challenged me to prove the world is becoming a better place.

Find out how I did: [ Link ]
Bill Gates
02/17/2017 at 13:18. Facebook
How have countries like Rwanda achieved such incredible improvements in reducing child deaths?

We have the potential—by sharing their best practices with other countries—to perform a miracle and save millions of lives.
Bill Gates
02/17/2017 at 00:11. Facebook
This is the most beautiful chart in the world: [ Link ]
In 1993, Melinda and I went to Africa to see the wildlife, and we were startled by the poverty. It blew our minds that millions of children were dying from diarrhea, pneumonia, and malaria. Kids in rich countries don’t die from these things.

The children in Africa were dying because they were poor. To us, it was the most unjust thing in the world and it has inspired our work ever since: [...
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I love numbers...

This is one of my favorites: [ Link ]
Melinda and I wrote our annual letter to reflect on how the world can continue to improve the human condition…
Melinda and I wrote a letter to Warren Buffett to reflect on our foundation’s work over the last ten years: what has gone well, what we’ve learned, and what we hope for in the future: [ Link ]
One of the greatest values of our nation is the belief that the best investment any of us can ever make is in the lives of others.

As Melinda and I explain to our dear friend Warren Buffett in our Annual Letter, the returns are tremendous…

Our 2017 Annual Letter | Bill & Melinda Gates
Like a lot of people, Melinda and I discovered Hans Rosling’s genius from his first TED talk. We soon learned he was just as fascinating offstage as he was on it.

Our remembrance of this remarkable champion for the world’s poorest…

Our Memories of Hans Rosling
Hans Rosling was a great friend and educator. He brought data to life and helped the world see the human progress it often overlooked. We are deeply saddened by the loss of Hans.

Sad to announce: Hans Rosling passed away this morning
Ric Weiland was an integral part of Microsoft’s success.

This is a great piece on his legacy as a philanthropist: [ Link ]
Over the years, I’ve had the chance to speak with thousands of students at campuses across the country. Their youthful energy, passion, and curiosity are infectious and help fuel my optimism about our world.

A Conversation about Friendship, Failure, and the Future
I hope everyone, even those who think they know Warren well, will watch this film.

It premieres tomorrow night on HBO.

Becoming Warren Buffett l HBO Documentary Films l HBO