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An important re-engineering principle is that companies should focus on their core competence and outsource everything else. Bill Gates
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Teams should be able to act with the same unity of purpose and focus as a well motivated individual. Bill Gates
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My success, part of it certainly, is that I have focused in on a few things. Bill Gates
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Kenya's M-Pesa proves that when people are empowered, they will use digital tech to innovate on their own behalf. Bill Gates
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Today, you always know whether you are on the Internet or on your PC's hard drive. Tomorrow, you will not care and may not even know. Bill Gates
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If I think something's a waste of time or inappropriate I don't wait to point it out. I say it right away. It's real time. So you might hear me say 'That's the dumbest idea I have ever heard' many times during a meeting. Bill Gates
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The world is progressing and resources are becoming more abundant. I'd rather go into a grocery store today than a king's banquet a hundred years ago. Bill Gates
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Don't tax my income, tax my consumption. Bill Gates
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... No one is less happy than I am with the performance of Microsoft stock! I've lost tens of billions of dollars this year - if you check, you'll see that's more than most people make in a lifetime! Bill Gates
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I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. Bill Gates
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People who feel the world is tilted against them will spawn the kind of hatred that is very dangerous for all of us. I think it's a healthy sign that there are demonstrators in the streets. They are raising the question of 'is the rich world giving back enough?' Bill Gates
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Unfortunately, in rich-world health, innovation is both your friend and your enemy. Innovation is inventing organ replacement, joint replacement. We're inventing ways of doing new things that cost $300,000 and take people in their 70s and, on average, give them an extra, say, two or three years of life. And then you have to say, given finite resources, should we fire two or three teachers to do this operation? Bill Gates
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I reboot [my Windows PC] every night. Bill Gates
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There's always a tricky issue when you get into stolen material or pornography. The laws for online publishing the same as for print-based publishing, where if you're hosting certain types of things and somebody notifies you about that. Bill Gates
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Five years from now on the web for free you"ll be able to find the best lectures in the world. It will be better than any single university. Bill Gates
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I set a rule that people weren't allowed to send good news unless they sent around an equal amount of bad news. We had to get a balanced picture. In fact, I kind of favored just hearing about the accounts we were losing because ... bad news is generally more actionable than good news. Bill Gates
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The close relationships we form between researchers and product groups have already shown we can move the great ideas as they come along, without a schedule, into the products. Bill Gates
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Creativity allows people to be effective. Bill Gates
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During the past two centuries, innovation has more than doubled our life span and given us cheap energy and more food. If we project what the world will be like 10 years from now without continuing innovation in health, energy or food, the picture is dark. Bill Gates
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The barrier to change is not too little caring; it is too much complexity. Bill Gates
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When you write a piece of software you assume a certain type of hardware. If you assume hardware that's too powerful then you can't sell many copies cause very few people have that machine. If you assume hardware that's too simple your product can't do as much. Bill Gates
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I'm invested in a lot of battery companies - and there's a lot that exists I'm not in. Bill Gates
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It's energy intensification, where we essentially have, through our light bulbs and cars, the manpower of [hundreds of] people working on our behalf, helping our food being created, helping our materials like steel and plastic and wood and paper be created. Our lifestyles are incredibly energy intense. Bill Gates
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The world is very disparate, in terms of the US using the most energy per person, and then the other rich countries - Europe, Japan, New Zealand - using about half of what we do, and then the world average being about a fifth of what we use, with China just now surpassing the world average. Bill Gates
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The US spends more on energy R&D than all other countries put together, and I personally consider it quite inadequate. Bill Gates
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We need to look at less obvious paths, things like the wind in the jet stream, which is very high up. The material science of what type of kite string you would need to connect up to that. That's still at the basic research level. Bill Gates
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We paired this announcement of the R&D [commitment] with the so-called Breakthrough Energy Coalition, which is 27 [major investors] saying, "Hey, we'll put significant money into [energy innovations] when they're ready to spin out probably into startup companies." Bill Gates
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I have to say that in 1981, making those decisions, I felt like I was providing enough freedom for 10 years. That is, a move from 64k to 640k felt like something that would last a great deal of time. Well, it didn't - it took about only 6 years before people started to see that as a real problem. Bill Gates
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It's possible, you can never know, that the universe exists only for me. If so, it's sure going well for me, I must admit. Bill Gates
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Programs today get very fat; the enhancements tend to slow the programs down because people put in special checks. When they want to add some feature, they'll just stick in these checks without thinking how they might slow the thing down. Bill Gates
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Often you have to rely on your intuition. Bill Gates
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A fundamental new rule for business is that the Internet changes everything. Bill Gates
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The vision is really about empowering workers, giving them all the Bill Gates
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I believe OS/2 is destined to be the most important operating system, and possibly program, of all time. As the successor to DOS, which has over 10,000,000 systems in use, it creates incredible opportunities for everyone involved with PCs. Bill Gates
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Sometimes we do get taken by surprise. For example, when the Internet came along, we had it as a fifth or sixth priority. Bill Gates
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Microsoft is always two years away from failure. Bill Gates
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No one will need more than 637Kb of memory for a personal computer Bill Gates
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We'll have infinite bandwidth in a decade's time. Bill Gates
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Vaccination is pretty special because you can do a vaccination campaign anywhere in the world. All you are doing is gathering women from the villages, getting them the vaccines and asking them to go around and find the children. Bill Gates
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I believe technology will continue to become more affordable and more people will have the chance to use it. This will help more people get medical care and a good education. Bill Gates
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I don't have any TVs with their over-the-air receivers connected in my house. But when I'm in a hotel room or other places that have a TV, then I turn it on and flip the channels just like everybody else. I'm not immune to the lures of television. I just try to stay away from it because I like to read. Bill Gates
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Computer science ... jobs should be way more interesting than even going to Wall Street or being a lawyer-or, I can argue, than anything but perhaps biology, and there it's just a tie. Bill Gates
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Software is the magic thing whose importance only goes up over time. Bill Gates
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Imagine, just for the sake of discussion, that you had a few hours a week and a few dollars a month to donate to a cause - and you wanted to spend that time and money where it would have the greatest impact in saving and improving lives. Where would you spend it? Bill Gates
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Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight. Bill Gates
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I didn't completed my University Education Bill Gates
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The greatest thing you can do for your competition - hire poorly. Bill Gates
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I want to admit that I am an optimist. Any tough problem, I think it can be solved. Bill Gates
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Like many others, I have deep misgivings about the state of education in the United States. Too many of our students fail to graduate from high school with the basic skills they will need to succeed in the 21st Century economy, much less prepared for the rigors of college and career. Although our top universities continue to rank among the best in the world, too few American students are pursuing degrees in science and technology. Compounding this problem is our failure to provide sufficient training for those already in the workforce. Bill Gates
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The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before. Bill Gates
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Success today requires the agility and drive to constantly rethink, reinvigorate, react, and reinvent. Bill Gates
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When you lose a customer, it can be tempting to tell each other, "That customer's not very sharp. They just made the wrong decision". Bill Gates
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In my view, investing in public libraries is an investment in the nation's future. Bill Gates
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By almost any measure, the world is better than it has ever been. People are living longer, healthier lives. Many nations that were aid recipients are now self-sufficient. You might think that such striking progress would be widely celebrated, but in fact, Melinda and I are struck by how many people think the world is getting worse. The belief that the world ca' solve extreme poverty and disease is' just mistaken. It is harmful. That's why in this year's letter we take apart some of the myths that slow down the work. The next time you hear these myths, we hope you will do the same. Bill Gates
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We weren't trying to just go public and get rich. There was no near-term thing. It always was this many-decades thing where there were no shortcuts and we'd sort of put one foot in front of the other. Bill Gates
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I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one. Bill Gates
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Everyone needs a coach. It doesn't matter whether you're a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast or a bridge player. Bill Gates
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Discrimination has a lot of layers that make it tough for minorities to get a leg up. Bill Gates
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Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana. Bill Gates
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We make the future sustainable when we invest in the poor, not when we insist on their suffering. Bill Gates
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Polio's pretty special because once you get an eradication, you no longer have to spend money on it; it's just there as a gift for the rest of time. Bill Gates
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I actually thought that it would be a little confusing during the same period of your life to be in one meeting when you're trying to make money, and then go to another meeting where you're giving it away. I mean is it gonna erode your ability, you know, to make money? Are you gonna somehow get confused about what you're trying to do? Bill Gates
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I don't think there is any philosophy that suggests having polio is a good thing. Bill Gates
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Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers - organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative - if we don't solve these security problems, then people will hold back. Bill Gates
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When I was growing up, my parents were almost involved in various volunteer things. My dad was head of Planned Parenthood. And it was very controversial to be involved with that. Bill Gates
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The Gates Foundation has learned that two questions can predict how much kids learn: 'Does your teacher use class time well?' and, 'When you're confused, does your teacher help you get straightened out?' Bill Gates
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Me and my dad are the biggest promoters of an estate tax in the US. It's not a popular position. Bill Gates
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Well, I don't think there's any need for people to focus on my career. Bill Gates
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Antitrust is the way that the government promotes markets when there are market failures. It has nothing to do with the idea of free information. Bill Gates
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Any version of Windows is going to have lots of great new things that people use and things that are tough. Bill Gates
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