28 Nov '11, 7pm

Bill Gates: U.S. Should More Than Triple Energy R&D Budget to $16 Billion

Bill Gates: U.S. Should More Than Triple Energy R&D Budget to $16 Billion

I'm not the biggest fan of the products that Microsoft has created under Bill Gates, and their dirty tactics against open source/free software are still stuck in my throat even after all these years. But despite all of this, I can't help but recognize that since Bill Gates left the role of CEO of Microsoft, he has become one of the world's greatest philanthropists , and has helped move the whole field forward by focusing on the problems that can have an impact on the biggest number of lives, and demanding accountability every step of the way thanks to common sense principles that are too often forgotten (you shouldn't throw money at a problem if you are not getting results, you should not tolerate wasted resources just because it's charity, you should focus on number of lives saved and transformed rather than on which causes are the most glamourous, etc). Gates's latest pl...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/energy-policy/bill-gates-us-sho...

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