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Bill Gates' best AMA answers on Reddit (pictures)

The Microsoft founder answers questions on education, the NSA, and expensive guilty pleasures.

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Ask Me Anything

Microsoft founder Bill Gates sat down at his computer on Monday for a Q&A session known as an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit.

Gates, using the handle "thisisbillgates," opened the session saying, "Hello Reddit – I’m Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Microsoft founder. Ask me anything."

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Gates on machine learning

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Gates on the NSA

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Gates on extending life

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Gates on business and philanthropy

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Gates on the passage of time

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Gates on his new role at Microsoft

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Gates on guilty pleasures

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Gates on energy

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Gates on future goals

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Gates on education

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Gates on philanthropic failures

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Gates on his pleasures

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Gates on obstacles

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Gates on cryptocurrencies

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Gates on personal technology

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Gates on video games

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Gates on what might have been

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Gates on role models

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Gates book recommendations

Track Bill Gates' reading list here.
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Gates' favorite project

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Gates' financial advice

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