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The 10 Toughest Questions We¬†Get, By Bill and Melinda Gates | Letter & Reflections

February 13, 2018


Our 2018 Annual Letter: The 10 Toughest Questions We Get February¬†13, 2018 By Bill Gates and Melinda Gates We are outspoken about our optimism. These days, though, optimism seems to be in short supply. The headlines are filled with awful news. Every day brings a different story of political division, violence, or natural disaster [or […]

TED | Bill and Melinda Gates: Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we’ve done

March 3, 2016


Chris Anderson: So, this is an interview with a difference. On the basis that a picture is worth a thousand words, what I did was, I asked Bill and Melinda to dig out from their archive some images that would help explain some of what they’ve done, and do a few things that way. 00:31 […]

TED | Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong

March 17, 2013


I want to talk about social innovation and social entrepreneurship. I happen to have triplets. They’re little. They’re five years old. Sometimes I tell people I have triplets. They say, “Really? How many?” Here’s a picture of the kids. That’s Sage and Annalisa and Rider. Now, I also happen to be gay. Being gay and […]