Bill Gates

The Unusual Habits of 8 Famous and Successful People (Infographic)

From 50 cups of coffee a day to crying profusely, check out these strange habits of the rich and famous.<p>Just because they're famous, it doesn’t mean they don't do weird things. Some of the most famous and successful people from the past and today have some of the strangest habits.<p>The famous French …

Famous

4 novels Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

'Seveneves' by Neal Stephenson<p><i>Amazon</i><p>After a science-fiction dry spell of more than a decade, Gates picked up 'Seveneves' on a friend's …

Books

The dangers of artificial intelligence

Elon Musk, undoubtedly one of the most influential and followed persons on the planet, has called for the proactive regulation of artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Does Capitalism Breed Psychopaths? | Andrea Speijer-Beek

No system is as revered and reviled as capitalism. Proponents celebrate the wealth capitalism brings to nations, reducing the number of people living …

Foundation for Economic Education

Coding for Kids - How Children Can Learn Programming Skills

Coding for Kids — How to Get Started<p>Shares 3<p>In today’s digital age, knowing how to code can be likened to being able to read. When we teach our …

Programming

9 of the most successful people share their reading habits

Most successful people credit reading, in some capacity, as a factor in their success.<p>A young Elon Musk read for 10 hours each day before growing up to become Tesla CEO. These days, former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates reads a new book every week.<p>Here's how some of their peers incorporate reading into …

Success

The death of reading is threatening the soul

I am going through a personal crisis. I used to love reading. I am writing this blog in my office, surrounded by 27 tall bookcases laden with 5,000 books. Over the years I have read them, marked them up, and recorded the annotations in a computer database for potential references in my writing. To …

Warren Buffett

Cloud Business Ups Microsoft's Earnings

Thanks again to its high-flying cloud business, Microsoft just reported better-than-expected earnings for its fiscal fourth quarter.<p>For the quarter …

Microsoft

Should we be worrying about artificial intelligence?

Elon Musk is warning artificial intelligence (A.I.) will end humanity. He says the government needs to regulate A.I. and implement preventative …

Singularity

15 predictions that Bill Gates made in 1999 that were scarily accurate

15 predictions that Bill Gates made in 1999 that were scarily accurate<p>Flickr<p>Back in the innocent times of 1999 while the rest of us were worried …

6 things in tech today that Bill Gates accurately predicted back in 1999

The Microsoft co-founder imagined much of the tech we use today before it even existed. He shared his thoughts in a 1999 book called "Business @ the Speed of Thought." Here's a quick look at 6 of his predictions that eventually came true, including a device you are probably holding in your hands …

9 Easy Ways to Increase Your Authority & Influence as a Marketer

I think it goes without saying that just about everyone in the digital marketing space is looking to become an influencer in one way or …

Digital Marketing

Bill Gates praises AACo’s cattle technologies

BILLIONAIRE Microsoft founder Bill Gates’ assertions that Australian cattle producers are the world experts and their technologies and management of …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

These Are The Top Tweets From The 25 Most Followed People On Twitter

See if you're on the list! (Just kidding...you're not.)<p>Posted on July 19, 2017, 23:16 GMT<p>25. One Direction — 31,947,658 followers<p>24. Donald Trump — 33,975,962 followers<p>23. Miley Cyrus — 34,140,757 followers<p>22. Kevin Hart — 34,432,651 followers<p>21. Bill Gates — 36,173,42 followers<p>20. Drake — …

Social Media

As Ebola and Zika Recur, Rethinking Global Pandemics With Lessons From China

Though a recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was quickly quelled after killing three people, fear of rapidly …

Pandemic

Beyoncé and Jay-Z's Twins' Names Are Missing Something Major

Beyoncé spread confusion across the Beyhive on Friday when she posted the first photo of her 1-month-old twins, along with a confirmation of their names: “Sir Carter and Rumi 1 month today.” Rumi remained without a last name in the caption, leading fans to speculate whether Carter was both Sir’s …

Jay Z

The Biggest Names In Business Credit This As The Secret To Their Massive Success...

Advertisement - story continues below<p>In his 1993 pop-psychology book <i>Outliers,</i> Malcolm Gladwell made famous the 10,000 Hour Rule, according to which …

Conservative POV

Innovating ’til the cows come home: Bill Gates visits Australian ranch to witness digital agriculture

Complete with cowboy hat, Bill Gates traveled a long way from the bustle of Seattle to witness the innovative techniques being used to raise cattle …

Agriculture

Ecolab: A High Quality Dividend Aristocrat Held By Bill Gates

Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) is arguably one of the most reliable businesses that money can buy, which is perhaps why the company is a large holding in Bill …

Stocks

What Cowboys Can Teach Us About Feeding the World

Bill Gates visits an Australian Agriculture Company (AACo) facility to learn how their innovative methods could help farmers in low income countries …

Agriculture

5 Books That Will Make You Smarter at Work

Be like Bill Gates and make reading your favorite way to grow and learn about new topics. Here are books for your summer reading to fill your head and your heart.<p>Can you guess one of the almost forgotten secrets of powerful leaders? It's found on the printed page or today's smartphones.<p>It's an old …

Self-improvement

You should care about the Trump-Russia scandal

It's not a distraction. It's about holding the president accountable to the public and not his bottom line.<p>While the unfolding saga of Donald Trump and his associates’ ties to Russia has riveted millions of Americans for months, millions more find the media’s fascination with it bizarre or even …

Politics

8 things successful people do every day that most people ignore

During the four-year process of starting and scaling SkyBell, I have had the pleasure of meeting some remarkably successful people. Whether it's a …

Self-improvement

Two VIP Billionaires Teamed Up to Run Luxury Hotels. It’s Been a Slog

Bill Gates and Prince al-Waleed bought Four Seasons for $3.8 billion near a market peak, feuded over matters large and small, then made up; inside a rare partnership of giants<p>A decade ago, two of the world’s wealthiest men came together to buy Four Seasons Holdings Inc., home to some of the most …

Hotels

How Did Bill Gates Become The Richest Man In The World? His Early Life Can Show Us

At 31 Bill Gates became the youngest billionaire ever. At 39 he was the richest man on earth. What have some of the milestones along his path been?<p>As …

Success

What You Should Read, Watch and Listen to For Better Business Ideas

Original ideas are an entrepreneur's best friend. Increase your popularity with these tips.<p>The more you know about the world, the easier it is to come up with ideas to change the world. For entrepreneurs, a truly world changing idea only comes along once in awhile. But, the more ideas you have, the …

Google Books

Beware the dark side of artificial intelligence

AI can help humanity but at some point computers and robots are expected to be become smarter and will evolve — faster than we may be able to control

Singularity

How important is it to publish great content? An interview with Peter Springett. - Digital Leadership Associates

<b>By Izi Singleton | @DigitalLead_Iz</b><p>I have been fortunate enough to work at DLA for nearly ten months now and am frequently in awe of the people I get …

Digital Marketing

Jeff Bezos: the 'obsessive' Amazon founder and world's next richest man

Bezos, whose wealth has risen by $20bn in five months, could take Bill Gates’s crown within days if Amazon shares keep soaring<p>Jeff Bezos founded …

Jeff Bezos

S.T.E.M. Stars Is a Cloud Platform to Teach Kids STEM and Business Skills

S.T.E.M. Stars is an Atlanta-based firm founded in 2015 that has created a unique STEM training platform. It teaches K-12 students coding, robotics …

Education