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BY Bill Gates ON DECEMBER 15, 2014
2014 was a turbulent year—but there was plenty of positive news too.
BY Bill Gates ON DECEMBER 8, 2014
Can the lessons from Asia’s rise apply on another continent?
Different ≠ Less Than The Novel I Gave to 50 Friends
BY Bill Gates ON DECEMBER 8, 2014
Graeme Simsion’s second novel is just as smart and funny as his first.
Spending Pennies, Saving Lives The Miracle of Vaccines
BY Bill Gates ON DECEMBER 1, 2014
Vaccines, one of the best investments you can make for improving health.
The Future of Higher Education Online, All Students Sit in the Front Row
BY Bill Gates ON NOVEMBER 18, 2014
I went to Arizona to learn about a new era of online learning.
BY ON NOVEMBER 12, 2014
A Nigerian doctor’s harrowing account of outlasting the deadly virus.
BY Bill Gates ON NOVEMBER 2, 2014
New tools and a new strategy mean we can eradicate it in a generation.
Recommended Reads Good Disease Books
BY Bill Gates ON NOVEMBER 2, 2014
I read more books on disease than anything else. Here are four good ones.
BY Bill Gates ON OCTOBER 28, 2014
Four new tools that are helping poor farmers grow more food.
Cornell’s Corn The Love Life of Plants
BY Bill Gates ON OCTOBER 22, 2014
Studying the love life of plants could help millions escape poverty.
BY Bill Gates ON OCTOBER 22, 2014
A slideshow about the world’s most interesting vegetable.
Wealth and Capital Why Inequality Matters
BY Bill Gates ON OCTOBER 13, 2014
My thoughts on Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century.
Saving Lives Through Crazy Ideas Why Our Foundation Takes On Grand Challenges
BY Bill Gates ON OCTOBER 9, 2014
Overwhelming a mosquito’s nose, and other risky notions we’re backing.
Short-Term Crisis, Long-Term Need Ebola, Beyond the Headlines
BY Bill Gates ON OCTOBER 6, 2014
What to do about the virus in the short term, and in the years to come.
Impressions of India Meeting the New Prime Minister
BY Bill Gates ON OCTOBER 6, 2014
India's Prime Minister has the country talking about toilets.
An Eye for Innovation From Idea to Reality
BY Bill Gates ON SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
A reminder from two young Aussies about what it takes to innovate.
On the Subcontinent Going—and Listening—to India
BY Bill Gates ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
What Melinda and I hope to discuss with the country’s leaders when we visit.
All In on ALS After the Ice Bucket
BY Bill Gates ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
I made a video about ALS. Here’s what I learned from someone who has it.
Tech in Schools 6 Tools for Teachers
BY Bill Gates ON AUGUST 18, 2014
Promising apps and websites that could make your teacher’s job easier.
Lessons From School How Teachers Learn
BY ON AUGUST 18, 2014
What nine educators told Melinda about improving their practice.
BY Bill Gates ON AUGUST 15, 2014
I dumped cold water on my head for a good cause.
A New Era in Education The Future of College
BY Bill Gates ON AUGUST 8, 2014
How higher education can evolve for a new era.
Africa’s Table Fortifying Africa’s Future
BY Bill Gates ON AUGUST 1, 2014
Fortifying staple foods helps African children thrive.
BY Bill Gates ON AUGUST 1, 2014
You can help the world’s poorest kids get a healthy start on life.
BY Bill Gates ON AUGUST 1, 2014
John Green quizzes me on philanthropy, Ethiopia, and helicopters in Africa.
BY Bill Gates ON JULY 30, 2014
What new mothers in Ethiopia told me and the foundation’s CEO.
BY Bill Gates ON JULY 12, 2014
Business Adventures is old, hard to find, and the best business book ever.
summer reading 6 Books I'd Recommend
BY Bill Gates ON JULY 12, 2014
Half a dozen deeply informative and beautifully written books.
BY Bill Gates ON JULY 12, 2014
The former Treasury Secretary's front-row view of the financial crisis.
BY Bill Gates ON JULY 12, 2014
The Rosie Project is one of the best novels I’ve read in a long time.
BY Bill Gates ON JULY 12, 2014
An architect of Obamacare on why the U.S. health system needed to change.
My bookshelf The Bully Pulpit
BY Bill Gates ON JULY 12, 2014
How Teddy Roosevelt and William Taft changed America.
BY Bill Gates ON JUNE 25, 2014
Bjorn Lomborg sheds light on energy poverty in these two videos.
BY Bill Gates ON JUNE 25, 2014
Affordable clean energy should be high on the anti-poverty agenda.
PIONEERING POWER We Need Energy Miracles
BY Bill Gates ON JUNE 25, 2014
How to get breakthrough ideas that provide power to the poorest people.
BY Bill Gates ON JUNE 20, 2014
Breakthrough technology and other impressions from my stop in China.
“Let Your Heart Break” What We Told Stanford’s Senior Class
BY Bill Gates ON JUNE 15, 2014
Our commencement speech at Stanford University.
The Stuff of Modern Life Have You Hugged a Concrete Pillar Today?
BY Bill Gates ON JUNE 12, 2014
A fascinating look at the stuff that makes modern life possible.
BY Bill Gates ON MAY 21, 2014
What we can learn from Jeffrey Sachs’s ambitious project in Africa.
Fighting Blindness A Story From One of My Heroes
BY Bill Gates ON MAY 16, 2014
How a global coalition came together to curb a crippling disease.
Coachella for Capitalists A Master Class with Warren Buffett
BY Bill Gates ON MAY 6, 2014
A report from one of my favorite weekends of the year.
BY Bill Gates ON APRIL 25, 2014
Sharks are wimps, compared to this beast.
BY Bill Gates ON APRIL 25, 2014
How a common bacterium may turn the tide against a terrible disease.
BY Bill Gates ON APRIL 25, 2014
My visit to Cambodia, which is trying to eliminate the disease for good.
BY Bill Gates ON MARCH 26, 2014
Melinda and I were asked to suggest good books while at TED this year.
BY Bill Gates ON MARCH 6, 2014
Last month we caught up with Paul Farmer, a hero of global health.
BY Bill Gates ON FEBRUARY 12, 2014
There were some great questions during my latest Reddit AMA.
BY Bill Gates ON DECEMBER 23, 2013
Looking back at 2013, I wanted to share a different kind of list.
Seven Reads I'll Remember The Best Books I Read in 2013
BY Bill Gates ON DECEMBER 12, 2013
I read a lot, but I don’t always choose what’s on the bestseller list.
Farewell, Madiba Remembering Nelson Mandela
BY Bill Gates ON DECEMBER 6, 2013
Melinda and I admired Nelson Mandela for his courage.
BY Bill Gates ON DECEMBER 3, 2013
In Nigeria I saw firsthand how work is progressing on polio eradication.
Philanthropy for Everyone How You Can Be a More Effective Donor
BY Bill Gates ON DECEMBER 2, 2013
Giving Tuesday isn't just good for charities; it's also good for donors.
BY Bill Gates ON NOVEMBER 19, 2013
Ken Burns asked me to recite the Gettysburg Address for his new film.
Black Tie at Bambi A Packed 36 Hours in Berlin
BY Bill Gates ON NOVEMBER 14, 2013
I met up with activists, politicians, scientists, and even rock stars.
BY Bill Gates ON NOVEMBER 12, 2013
I got a crash course in publishing thanks to WIRED magazine.
Become a Big Historian Big History for Everyone
BY Bill Gates ON NOVEMBER 1, 2013
We’ve launched a new version of Big History that’s open and free to all.
News Worth Celebrating A Big Milestone for Saving Children
BY Bill Gates ON OCTOBER 9, 2013
Partners came together to manufacture a vaccine to save children's lives.
BY Bill Gates ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
It was a terrific final day at the U.N. for Melinda and me today.
BY Bill Gates ON SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
Day two in New York at the UN just ended, and it was another terrific day.
BY Bill Gates ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
Meeting Kofi Annan and Bill Clinton at the United Nations General Assembly.
BY Bill Gates ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
During U.N. Week I met with leaders to talk about global health issues.
The tough job of teaching What Teachers Mean to Me
BY Bill Gates ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
This documentary shows some of the challenges teachers are up against.
BY Bill Gates ON AUGUST 15, 2013
The Big History Project is now free to any educator.
BY Bill Gates ON JUNE 26, 2013
India is making more-affordable vaccines and more-productive crops.
BY Bill Gates ON JUNE 24, 2013
A free resource for teachers to find educational sites, apps, and services.
A vacation, a plan, a canal… Taking the Family to the Panama Canal
BY Bill Gates ON JUNE 17, 2013
My family took a trip to see one of the biggest civic works projects.
BY Bill Gates ON JUNE 4, 2013
In Hyderabad, I saw how improvement in crop production helps poor farmers.
BY Bill Gates ON MAY 30, 2013
See the results of a study on the rates of child deaths from diarrhea.
BY Bill Gates ON MAY 29, 2013
I try to visit India at least once a year.
Two days for 60 minutes Talking to 60 Minutes
BY Bill Gates ON MAY 12, 2013
I had fun talking to Charlie Rose and shared thoughts about the story.
BY Bill Gates ON MAY 6, 2013
What’s one thing we’re doing that harms teachers and students?
BY Bill Gates ON MAY 3, 2013
We reached a critical milestone in the race to eradicate polio.
BY Bill Gates ON MAY 2, 2013
South Korea is making the transition from developing to developed country.
BY Bill Gates ON APRIL 28, 2013
Melinda and I encouraged scientists to innovate to help the poor.
BY Bill Gates ON APRIL 23, 2013
Text messaging has increased immunization rates in Mozambique.
BY Bill Gates ON APRIL 23, 2013
Mobile phones keep midwives and patients connected.
Dogs, tweets, and Tokyo What Does 20 Million Look Like?
BY Bill Gates ON APRIL 22, 2013
This decade, childhood vaccine programs will save 20 million lives.
No "one size fits all" Putting HIV Patients at the Center
BY Bill Gates ON APRIL 10, 2013
The lessons I drew from my visit to a clinic in South Africa.
BY Bill Gates ON MARCH 27, 2013
I saw a healthcare system tracking and using data to great effect.
BY Bill Gates ON MARCH 25, 2013
How Ghana has integrated vaccination into its health services system.
Going for GMOs Farmers Deserve Options
BY ON MARCH 7, 2013
Farmers have started hearing about GMO seeds, and they all want them.
BY ON MARCH 4, 2013
I'm working with Michael Bloomberg to eradicate polio once and for all.
New and improved seeds Reflections on My Trip to Mexico City
BY Bill Gates ON FEBRUARY 20, 2013
In Mexico, I met with scientists who are working to increase crop yields.
Reaching across 5 continents The Giving Pledge Goes International
BY Bill Gates ON FEBRUARY 19, 2013
Over 100 billionaires are giving away the majority of their wealth.
BY Bill Gates ON JANUARY 31, 2013
You can download my 2013 annual letter in several different languages.
Al Gore, Colbert, & more Annual Letter Kick-Off in New York
BY Bill Gates ON JANUARY 30, 2013
I had some great talks about measurement and the impact of foreign aid.
“Developing countries”? The River of Myths by Hans Rosling
BY Bill Gates ON JANUARY 30, 2013
Hans Rosling shows how countries are making progress in saving lives.
Three convictions The Richard Dimbleby Lecture
BY Bill Gates ON JANUARY 30, 2013
A simple pie chart made me realize that children's lives were at risk.
BY Bill Gates ON DECEMBER 17, 2012
Gordon Conway provides a roadmap for eliminating hunger in the world.
BY Bill Gates ON NOVEMBER 30, 2012
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative is making important changes.
BY Bill Gates ON NOVEMBER 29, 2012
We can all take action against AIDS, by learning, acting, and giving.
BY Bill Gates ON NOVEMBER 13, 2012
Budget debates should consider college access and completion rates.
BY Bill Gates ON OCTOBER 30, 2012
Why are other countries beating the U.S. in global measures of education?
BY Bill Gates ON OCTOBER 30, 2012
Other countries are ahead of the U.S. on student skills and knowledge.
BY Bill Gates ON OCTOBER 26, 2012
Who wouldn't like candy that tastes great but is healthier for you?
BY Bill Gates ON OCTOBER 24, 2012
Thanks to everyone working to end polio. Let's keep at it.
BY Bill Gates ON OCTOBER 22, 2012
I visited Paris and London with Bono to talk about development.
Rating Africa’s development Video: Mo Ibrahim on Africa, Governance
BY Bill Gates ON OCTOBER 19, 2012
Mo Ibrahim's index rates the performance of African governments.
Giving in tough times France Committed to Foreign Aid
BY Bill Gates ON OCTOBER 11, 2012
I'm thankful that France renewed its development commitment.
BY Bill Gates ON OCTOBER 11, 2012
For the past decade, we've teamed up to speak in support of aid.
BY Bill Gates ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
On this trip to New York, we took a fundamental step towards ending polio.
What we hadn’t seen before The Turning Point: Our First Trip to Africa
BY Bill Gates ON SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
Melinda and I had a trip to Africa in 1993 that affected us profoundly.
Doing good = feeling good Forbes Roundtable: Why Give