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Bill Gates (1) (1955–)

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Crèdit de la imatge: Cropped from a photo by Kees de Vos (Copenhagen, 2004)


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This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women (2006) — Col·laborador — 1,095 exemplars
Total Recall: How the E-Memory Revolution Will Change Everything (2009) — Pròleg; Pròleg — 243 exemplars
Famine, Affluence, and Morality (2015) — Pròleg, algunes edicions86 exemplars
Kasparov Against the World (2000) — Pròleg — 39 exemplars
Edison and the Rise of Innovation (2013) — Pròleg, algunes edicions37 exemplars
MS-DOS Encyclopedia (1988) — Pròleg — 36 exemplars
Inside OS/2 (1988) — Pròleg, algunes edicions17 exemplars
Learn BASIC Now (1989) — Pròleg — 5 exemplars
Disease Control Priorities: Improving Health and Reducing Poverty (2017) — Pròleg, algunes edicions5 exemplars


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It was great! A really good summary of the climate change, an overview of current technologies (both available and future) and perhaps the most interesting- the obstacles that we also need to take into account when developing new innovations (socio-economic) How can the government help better? How can companies be more focused? How do we need to rethink our roles in the society? Bill Gates has thought about this a lot, and though I work with this as a daily bases, I had to read it a couple of times more to grasp his ideas. But read jt! Bill lifts your horizons. You won’t regret it

The climate change changes the society and we need to develop new rules for the society, if we want it to be fair and just
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alewah | Hi ha 25 ressenyes més | May 25, 2024 |
Pragmatic and useful, but kind of as fun as reading a manual
dualmon | Hi ha 25 ressenyes més | Dec 7, 2023 |
I found this be a good high level overview of climate change and an assessment of the pros and cons of various energy options. A huge focus is on governments to drive action via policy & incentives to decarbonise our power. I did find the book to drag on a bit.
gianouts | Hi ha 25 ressenyes més | Jul 5, 2023 |
Gates writes that the world emits 51 billion tons of greenhouse gas every year. In his book he lists what we can do to bring that down to zero and even take CO2 from past pollution out of the air. Like a true technophile, Gates assumes that if we don't get there with behavioural change, technology can save us. Investments must be made in research and development, and in order to determine where the available budgets are most effective, he introduces the concept of a 'green premium' which indicates how much more expensive the climate friendly solution is compared to the existing way that uses fossil fuels. This difference is not the same everywhere as it depends on which technology is replaced, and which solution is chosen. There are even cases where the switch to a climate-friendly alternative saves money, which Gates explains by outdated regulations aimed at goals other than climate. MK… (més)
LibraryofMistakes | Hi ha 25 ressenyes més | Jun 29, 2023 |



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