Bill Gates at the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 23, 2015

Five books that have shaped the work of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, by Bill Gates

“Each of the books on my list had a big impact on my thinking and really informed my work,” said Bill Gates to TED. Here is the list.

Energy Myths and Realities Vaclav Smil

Vaclav Smil
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

William Henry “Bill” Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor. In 1975, Gates co-founded Microsoft, which became the world’s largest PC software company, with Paul Allen.

Later in his career, Gates pursued a number of philanthropic endeavours, donating large amounts of money to various charitable organizations and scientific research programs through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, established in 2000. (Wikipedia.)

Source: TED
Last checked on: 30 September 2015