Bill Gates made an appearance at University of Washington and took questions from students and staff, varying from how to be a billionaire to his thoughts on politics, health and the world in general videobearbeitungsprogramm kostenlosen.
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Student question: Thoughts on health care reform?
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Student question. What advice to someone like me to become someone like you?
Gates: I didn’t start out with dream of being super-rich. Even after we started Microsoft he looked at guys running Intel and thought, wow, that must be strange (to be rich). It is, sort of strange. Wealth above a certain level is a responsibility to leave to children, which may or may not be good, or figure out how to give it away. I can understand wanting to have a million dollars, it’s freedom, but once you get beyond that, I have to tell you, it’s the same hamburger. Dick’s doesn’t raise their prices. But being ambitious is good.
Student question on negative impact of technology.
Gates. Should always measure good and bad. But look back to printing press. But I haven’t seen any evidence of any significance that socialization has broken down in any bad way. With Skype meet daughter’s boyfriend’s parents when I walk in her bedroom. Socialization is changing. When I was young and wanted to know about fertilizer, if World Book didn’t have answer, he was out of luck. Now he and his kids can learn things online together. Some issues generally with privacy, video games, pornography, but overwhelmingly we’ve got lots of positive things.
Student: Personal computer then Internet now smartphone. What future?
Gates: Difference between phone and PC is size of screen and input technique. The next generation is either a screen that you can fold out to any size you want, like a scroll, or more likely it’s simply projecting on to your retina. If I have a projection ability. Eventually going to laugh at weird contraptions called screens. All you’ve got to do is put something on your eye.