Lessons Learned: Bill Gates’ 20-year old memo on the future opportunities of the internet

Back in 1995, Microsoft dominated the computer world. While hard to imagine for most younger folks, back then the Internet was a new and strange thing—even more mysterious than "the cloud" that we've been hearing about for years. The new opportunities and threats posed by the technology behind the "World Wide Web" led to an … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Bill Gates’ 20-year old memo on the future opportunities of the internet

Bill Gates reflects on the materials that make modern life possible, and their impact

Bill Gates is obviously a really smart dude, and his personal wealth is well documented. But ever since he left active duty at Microsoft, shifting his focus to what I would call entrepreneurial philanthropy through the foundation he and his wife lead, Gates has become a real inspiration for me. One of my favorite characteristics … Continue reading Bill Gates reflects on the materials that make modern life possible, and their impact