Bill Gates' college tour (roundup)

The philanthropist and Microsoft chairman is encouraging collegians to take a crack at "the world's biggest challenges." CNET's Ina Fried tags along.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

In his role as philanthropist, Microsoft's chairman is meeting with students and faculty to encourage more people to take a crack at "the world's biggest challenges." CNET's Ina Fried will be covering the collegiate events, and will have behind-the-scenes stories and photos to boot. You can also go to Twitter.com/inafried to get the latest updates.

Q&A: School days for Bill Gates

The collegiate jaunt done, Gates talks about the tour, the challenges in global health and education, and nostalgia for the software company he founded.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
April 22, 2010 10:06 AM PDT

Gates quizzed on wealth, giving

Group of students at MIT quiz the billionaire and Microsoft chairman on both how to get rich and how to make a difference.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
April 21, 2010 11:14 AM PDT

Bill Gates on college tour's first day

In an interview with CNET, the philanthropist and Microsoft chairman reflects on the Bay Area leg of his three-state college tour.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
April 20, 2010 11:54 AM PDT

Gates' college tour in one slide

Bill Gates' pitch to college students has just one PowerPoint slide: a chart showing the decline in childhood death rates over the past 50 years.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
April 19, 2010 5:35 PM PDT

Bill Gates kicks off college tour

Speaking at the University of California at Berkeley, the philanthropist and Microsoft Chairman encourages students to get involved in society's big issues.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
April 19, 2010 11:38 AM PDT

Prepping for Bill Gates' college tour

CNET's Ina Fried is on the campus of UC Berkeley as Bill Gates prepares to kick off a three-state speaking tour, which CNET will be covering in depth.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
April 19, 2010 10:14 AM PDT
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Bill Gates: The next American Idol?

Bill and Melinda Gates are set to appear on next Wednesday's "Idol Gives Back" show in an interview with host Ryan Seacrest.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
April 16, 2010 2:41 PM PDT

Hitting the road with Bill Gates

Beyond Binary is tagging along as the Microsoft chairman heads on a college tour to encourage students to help address society's big problems.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
April 15, 2010 4:00 AM PDT

previous coverage

Q&A: Gates, the philanthropist, on lessons learned

Microsoft's chairman tells CNET about his philanthropic work over the past year, travels to Africa and India, and his entry into the Twitterverse.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
January 24, 2010 9:01 PM PST

Bill Gates shares his notes

Microsoft's chairman is launching a Web site to offer his thoughts on matters from philanthropy to the climate. In an exclusive interview, Gates talks about the site.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
January 20, 2010 12:00 PM PST
 

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