Bill scored 800 points in the mathematical part of the intelligent test and it is not accidental he has a talent and showing the best result. [108], Gates delivered his thoughts in a fireside chat moderated by journalist and news anchor Shereen Bhan virtually at the Singapore FinTech Festival on December 8, 2020 on the topic, “Building Infrastructure for Resilience: What the COVID-19 Response Can Teach Us About How to Scale Financial Inclusion”. Can you power a house with a ShakeWeight? He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. Bill Gates on Mosquitos, Malaria and Education. His father was a prominent lawyer, and his mother served as the board of directors for Interstate Banc System and the United Way. 6. Since leaving day-to-day operations at Microsoft, Gates has continued his philanthropy and works on other projects. Bill Gates Childhood Story: William Henry Gates III was born on the 28th day of October 1955 in Seattle, Washington. [175] In March 2010, Gates was the second wealthiest person behind Carlos Slim, but regained the top position in 2013, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires List. The pendulum frequently shifts to either Gates or Bezos being the richest person in the world. Gates and Federer recorded their second match victory together by a score of 6–3 and the event raised over $2.5 million.[126]. He married Melinda French in 1994 and they have three children. If you gave me the choice between picking the next 10 presidents or ensuring that energy is environmentally friendly and a quarter as costly, I'd pick the energy thing. The building contains the Computer Science Department and the Computer Systems Laboratory (CSL) of Stanford's Engineering department. [103] Its agriculture division supports the International Rice Research Institute in developing Golden Rice, a genetically modified rice variant used to combat vitamin A deficiency. As an American citizen, he cannot be called "Sir Bill Gates", but can use the letters "KBE" after his name. One was Mission Innovation, in which 20 national governments pledged to double their spending on research and development for carbon-free energy over five years. Biography of Bill Gates. [170][171] Gates's days are planned for him on a minute-by-minute basis, similar to the U.S. President's schedule. Bill Gates adalah seorang keturunan bangsa Inggris, Jerman, dan Irlandia. [106] Although the foundation announced a review of its investments to assess social responsibility,[107] it was subsequently canceled and upheld its policy of investing for maximum return, while using voting rights to influence company practices. [125] The following year, Gates and Federer returned to play in the Match for Africa 5 on March 5, 2018, at San Jose's SAP Center. Later in the year, when portions of the videotaped deposition were played back in court, the judge was seen laughing and shaking his head. What would you do with 100 billion dollars? 2. I mean, it's at least a moral belief. In August of the following year, the company struck a deal with IBM to develop a separate operating system called OS/2. His father was named William H. Gates II, but he is now generally known as William H. Gates, Senior to avoid confusion with his son. Bill Gates duduk sebagai orang terkaya yang menempati peringkat pertama di tahun 1995 – 2009. He has given sizable amounts of money to various charitable organizations and scientific research programs through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, reported to be the world's largest private charity. [23][24] The family lived in the Sand Point area of Seattle in a home that was damaged by a rare tornado when Gates was seven years old. [54] They dropped the hyphen within a year and officially registered the trade name "Microsoft" with the Secretary of the State of New Mexico on November 26, 1976. William Henry “Bill” Gates III was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington in a fairly wealthy family of William Henry “Bill” Gates, Sr. – a successful attorney and Mary Maxwell Gates – a former school teacher, who later became a member of the Board of Directors of the First Interstate Bank.Being a child, Bill Gates already possessed a prospective businessman talent, especially in mathematics. U.S. [64], Microsoft launched its first retail version of Microsoft Windows on November 20, 1985. Microsoft employed Paterson to adapt the operating system for the PC[60] and delivered it to IBM as PC DOS for a one-time fee of $50,000. [78] BusinessWeek reported: Early rounds of his deposition show him offering obfuscatory answers and saying "I don't recall" so many times that even the presiding judge had to chuckle. The sales of MS-DOS (the version of DOS sold to customers other than IBM) made Microsoft a major player in the industry. … Bill Gates’s father William was very good lawyer and his mother served herself as a board of directors in First Interstate Banc System & the United Way. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Gates was the world's highest-earning billionaire in 2013, as his net worth increased by US$15.8 billion to US$78.5 billion. Entrepreneur and businessman Bill Gates and his partner Paul Allen founded and built the world's largest software business, Microsoft, through technological innovation, keen business strategy and aggressive business tactics. Allen named their partnership "Micro-Soft", a combination of "microcomputer" and "software", and their first office was in Albuquerque. Here are some of our picks to get you in the spirit. [104] The goal of the foundation is to provide 120 million women and girls, in the poorest countries, with high-quality contraceptive information and services, with the longer-term goal of universal access to voluntary family planning. Gates's maternal grandfather was J. W. Maxwell, a national bank president. "[80] Despite Gates's denials, the judge ruled that Microsoft had committed monopolization, tying and blocking competition, each in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act.[80]. Gates has a multi-billion dollar investment portfolio with stake in various sectors[188] and has participated in several entrepreneurial ventures beyond Microsoft, including: Gates was the guest on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs on January 31, 2016, in which he talked about his relationships with his father and Steve Jobs, meeting Melinda Ann French, the start of Microsoft and some of his habits (for example reading The Economist "from cover to cover every week"). In the interview, Gates provided his perspective on climate change, his charitable activities, various tech companies and people involved in them, and the state of America. They have three children. [50] Gates dropped out of Harvard that same year. [130], Gates married Melinda French on a golf course on the Hawaiian island of Lanai on January 1, 1994. We can't forget that another pandemic will come and we'll need to invest in being ready in that, ......while not forgetting that we were not prepared and we're going to have to invest - just like having a fire department - some money in an intelligent way and actually simulate what might happen and make sure that we're ready for it. Der Zucker-Code: Geheimwaffe gegen Krebs und Malaria? He was the middle child of William H. Gates II, a prominent Seattle lawyer, and Mary Gates, who worked as a teacher before she had kids. [185] In 1989, he founded Corbis, a digital imaging company. In 1999, his wealth briefly surpassed US$101 billion. [40] He scored 1590 out of 1600 on the Scholastic Aptitude Tests (SAT) and enrolled at Harvard College in the autumn of 1973. [25], Early in his life, Gates observed that his parents wanted him to pursue a law career. In the process, Gates … IBM's representatives also mentioned that they needed an operating system, and Gates referred them to Digital Research (DRI), makers of the widely used CP/M operating system. Ask me anything. [115] Gates also donated $6 million to the construction of the Gates Computer Science Building, completed in January 1996, on the campus of Stanford University. Gates approved of many decisions that led to antitrust litigation over Microsoft's business practices. Microsoft's Altair BASIC was popular with computer hobbyists, but Gates discovered that a pre-market copy had leaked out and was being widely copied and distributed. [58] IBM's discussions with Digital Research went poorly, however, and they did not reach a licensing agreement. [84][85][86][87], In an interview that was held at the TED conference in March 2015, with Baidu's CEO, Robin Li, Gates said he would "highly recommend" Nick Bostrom's recent work, Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies. [62] The press quickly identified Microsoft as being very influential on the IBM PC. Neue Strategie, altes Problem - Wie kommen wir raus aus Afghanistan? [111][112][113], Gates has also provided personal donations to educational institutions. [4][a] Gates led the company as chairman and CEO until stepping down as CEO in January 2000, but he remained chairman and became chief software architect. It grants funds to learning institutes and libraries and supports scholarships at universities. [10] He stepped down as chairman of Microsoft in February 2014 and assumed a new post as technology adviser to support the newly appointed CEO Satya Nadella. [123], On April 29, 2017, Gates partnered with Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer in play in the Match for Africa 4, a noncompetitive tennis match at a sold-out Key Arena in Seattle. [35] After the Mothers Club donation was exhausted, Gates and other students sought time on systems including DEC PDP minicomputers. The following year, a Lakeside teacher enlisted Gates and Evans to automate the school's class-scheduling system, providing them computer time and royalties in return. Bill Gates as a child was very competitive, curious, and depth thinker. [118][119] In early 2015, he also appeared with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show and challenged him to see if he could taste the difference between this reclaimed water or bottled water. He had studied the game until he solved it. Born William Henry III is an American entrepreneur, business mogul, investor, philanthropist, and widely known as one of the most richest and influential people in the world. "Spoluzakladatel Microsoftu a jeden z nejbohatších lidí na světě Bill Gates svým celým jménem William Henry Gates III se narodil 28. října 1955 v Seattlu.Jeho otec William… The episode on which he appeared was appropriately entitled, "The Gates Excitation. Overall, they raised $2 million for children in Africa. MITS president Ed Roberts agreed to meet them for a demonstration, and over the course of a few weeks they developed an Altair emulator that ran on a minicomputer, and then the BASIC interpreter. : A Forum with Bill Gates, Biru Geitsu: Nihon no wakamonotachi e no messêji. The first employee Gates and Allen hired was their high school collaborator Ric Weiland. Bill had … The company's stock was worth $520 million. Bill Gates was born as William Henry “Bill” Gates III on October 28, 1955, Son of William H. Gates, Sr. and Mary Maxwell Gates. [127] Another initiative was Breakthrough Energy, a group of investors who agreed to fund high-risk startups in clean energy technologies. He pursued his passion through college. In the 1998 United States v. Microsoft case, Gates gave deposition testimony that several journalists characterized as evasive. He is one of the best-known entrepreneurs and pioneers of the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s. Bill Gates belonged to the wealthy family of William Henry. That is a competitor". [131], Gates's views have been criticized as undermining strategies to aggressively deploy existing solar and wind energy technologies, which have also led to innovation and to plummeting costs. To say that it was generated by random numbers, that does seem, you know, sort of an uncharitable view [laughs]. In 1999, Gates donated $20 million to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for the construction of a computer laboratory named the "William H. Gates Building" that was designed by architect Frank Gehry. The MIT researchers have been funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the National Cancer Institute. [122] On August 25, 2018, Gates distributed $600,000 through his foundation via UNICEF which is helping flood affected victims in Kerala, India. [184] Gates has several investments outside Microsoft, which in 2006 paid him a salary of US$616,667 and US$350,000 bonus totalling US$966,667. [2][3] During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), president and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. Bill Gates on Energy: Innovating to Zero!