Microsoft's co-founder and former CEO is the latest luminary from the world of technology and science to warn against the threat of smart machines.
Technically Incorrect: The Microsoft co-founder admires Mark Zuckerberg's grasp of Chinese and laments his own linguistic inabilities.
Technically Incorrect: As part of publicizing his support for the Omniprocessor, which takes sewer sludge and turns it into clean water and energy, Gates offers the comedian the ultimate "taste test."
Appearing on CBS News, the former Microsoft CEO also says that Microsoft didn't fail at mobile, but merely got the formula wrong.
In a Bloomberg interview, Microsoft co-founder says once Apple gets involved in a new technology -- in this case, mobile payments -- it has more chance of gaining critical mass.
The co-founder of Microsoft and his wife donated $2.65 billion last year in an effort to combat deadly diseases around the world.
Stock sale puts Gates in second, behind fellow former CEO Steve Ballmer.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg saw the biggest jump in wealth among all the people on the list, earning him the No. 11 spot.
The couple donates $1 million to support a Washington state initiative that would require criminal background checks on firearm sales at gun shows and online.
Now that even Tim Cook is pouring ice water over his head to support ALS, Bill Gates shows that he's still smarter than everyone else.