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Here’s what Bill Gates is reading and binging during the COVID-19 pandemic

After months of reading only coronavirus-related research, Gates is back to enjoying a good book and binging a good show every now and then. Yesterday Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates sat down with Fast Company’s editor-in-chief Stephanie Mehta to talk about a range of topics... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-01 07:10:17 UTC ]
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The 5 books Bill Gates says you should read in the pandemic summer

The billionaire philanthropist’s regular reading list is informed by the coronavirus crisis, with books about pandemics, how to survive difficult times, and what policies can help us recover Bill Gates, who has spent years warning the world about pandemics and whose foundation is now supporting... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-05-18 13:00:16 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of October 7, 2019

Harmony picks up a nonfiction book on nonmonogamy by a Bustle editor for six figs, Knopf buys a novel by Jim Carrey, and Doubleday takes a title from Bill Gates on climate change in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Some lessons from the MIT Media Lab controversy

When the news first broke that the MIT Media Lab had a close relationship with deceased billionaire and convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, some saw it as a momentary lapse in judgment, and there was widespread support for Media Lab director Joi Ito. But then New Yorker writer Ronan Farrow... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-10-03 10:50:57 UTC ]
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Why Bill Gates Is Reading “Capitalism Without Capital”

The tech-mogul-turned philanthropist has just published a review of a dense 2017 book on how “intangible assets”–things like software and data–are changing the economy. Mid-2018 might seem like a strange time for Bill Gates to review a largely academic book that came out in late 2017. But as... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bill Gates has some summer reading recommendations for you

Wondering which books you should bring to the beach this summer? Bill Gates, the Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist and unrepentant book nerd, has some suggestions for you. Gates recommended five books he's enjoyed on his blog on Monday, including a Booker Prize-winning novel by an American... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s Bill Gates’s 2017 Holiday Reading List

Five books–from urban poverty to the history of energy–that the philanthropist says you should be reading this winter. Bill Gates just released his 2017 holiday reading list, part of a semi-annual effort to push the public toward five books that might expand how they think or feel. Of course,... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to read like Bill Gates: Billionaire's top book picks for 2017

Bill Gates has each year releases a list of his good summer reads. The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist this year unveiled his reading list in time for a sunny Memorial Day weekend in Seattle. If you're looking for a book to bring to the park, Gates has you covered. Authors who made the... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2017-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 5 Books On Bill Gates’s Summer Reading List–From Jimmy Carter To Trevor Noah

If you are worried your beach reads might be a little too easy this summer, Gates has some more heady suggestions for you. As one of the world’s top philanthropists, perhaps it makes sense that Bill Gates is treating beach reading like an intellectual cause: Each year, he offers up his list of... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bangladeshi editor who faced 83 lawsuits says press freedom under threat

The Awami League-controlled government has charged and jailed journalists using vague new laws Mahfuz Anam still laughs at the size of the damages claims he was landed with last year. “It amounted to about US $8bn [£6.2bn],” the editor of Bangladesh’s Daily Star newspaper said. “I’m in the realm... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dying doctor's memoir up for £30,000 prize

Bill Gates was "super-touched" by a moving tale shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Forecasting The Future And Explaining Silicon Valley's New Religions

Fast Company talks with author Yuval Noah Harari, whose new book looks ahead and hazards a few guesses on what's next for humanity. Fast Company talks with author Yuval Noah Harari, whose new book looks ahead and hazards a few guesses on what's next for humanity.Yuval Noah... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hillary Clinton considered Tim Cook, Bill Gates for vice president, Wikileaks reveals

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Microsoft founder Bill Gates were both on a list of potential vice presidential candidates for Democrat Hillary Clinton, according to a leaked email published on Tuesday by Wikileaks. The email, apparently sent by campaign chairman John Podesta on March 17, named the two... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here's what Bill Gates says you should read this summer

Oprah has her book club. Mark Zuckerberg had his Year of Books. And Bill Gates has his annual reading lists — book recommendations shared each year by the Microsoft founder and philanthropist. Gates' 2016 list of summertime reads, complete with an animated video describing his picks, was released... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MediaGuardian 100: why 1 billion users put Facebook back on top

The 15th edition of the media power list finds change in the air, with digital challengers elbowing aside older moguls – but a long way to go on diversity• Women on the rise, but much still to do on diversity• Your interactive guide to the MediaGuardian 100 Back in 2001, when this list was first... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon at 20: what has the online giant ever done for retail?

The e-commerce site is 20 years old this week. So what influence has it really had on the retail and internet industries?It was originally billed as “Earth’s Biggest Bookstore” and featured over one million titles. Twenty years later it boasts over 270m active accounts and claims to have more... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hawaii billionaire Pierre Omidyar's ranking slips on Forbes list, Larry Ellison still No. 5

Pierre Omidyar, the eBay founder who lives in Honolulu, saw his ranking on Forbes magazine's list of the world's richest people slip this year, while Larry Ellison, the billionaire executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corp. who owns the island of Lanai in Hawaii, held on to... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2015-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Business Adventures why Bill Gates's favourite book is back at the top of the bestseller lists

It is 43 years old and was out of print for ages, but the Microsoft mogul's approval has caused a brand new surge in salesName: Business AdventuresAge: 43 Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Billionaires’ Favorite Book

It’s recently emerged that America’s two richest men share not only a fondness for bridge, but identical taste in literature. Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffet—according to an essay this week from Gates—count John Brooks’ Business Adventures as their single favorite book about business. Why is... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bill Gates: Here Are the Books I Read When Out on the Road

I read while traveling, waiting for meetings, in the evening, and especially on vacation. As you can see, I'm still pretty much an old-school print guy, because I like to jot notes in the margins, but I assume I'll move over to ebooks when annotation features get better.     Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2013-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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