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Bill Gates

Philanthropist. Founder and former CEO of Microsoft. · wikipedia · twitter

Educated at:

Lakeside School · Harvard College · Harvard University


Entrepreneur · Programmer · Computer Scientist · Philanthropist · Inventor · Financier · Bridge Player · Investor · Businessperson

Universal Basic Income disagreed by Bill Gates
Even the US isn't rich enough to allow people not to work. Some day we will be but until then things like the Earned Income Tax Credit will help increase the demand for labor.
Advanced artificial intelligence will pose a serious risk to society within the next 50 years agreed by Bill Gates
I am in the camp that is concerned about super intelligence. First the machines will do a lot of jobs for us and not be super intelligent...A few decades after that though the intelligence is strong enough to be a concern.
Carbon Tax disagreed by Bill Gates
A carbon tax in the United States would not be an effective way of confronting climate change. The world needs an “energy miracle” in order to cut greenhouse gas emissions while expanding energy production around the world. The way that happens is to spend on clean-energy research.
Brexit disagreed by Bill Gates
the benefits to the UK of being in [the EU], in my view, greatly exceed the benefits of being out.
Robot Tax agreed by Bill Gates
Right now, the human worker who does, say, $50,000 worth of work in a factory, that income is taxed and you get income tax, social security tax, all those things. If a robot comes in to do the same thing, you’d think that we’d tax the robot at a similar level.
Foreign aid keeps Americans safe agreed by Bill Gates
More than 120 retired generals and admirals recently wrote a letter to Congress arguing that U.S. aid programs are critical to preventing conflict and reducing the need to put our men and women in uniform in harm’s way.
Everyone should learn how to code agreed by Bill Gates
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