Well, it seemed like a big deal at the time.
“Gates, a gawky, washed-out blond, confesses to being a ‘wonk,’ a bookish nerd, who focuses singlemindedly on the computer business though he masters all sorts of knowledge with astounding facility. Oddly, Gates is something of a ladies’ man and a fiendishly fast driver who has racked up speeding tickets even in the sluggish Mercedes diesel he bought to restrain himself.”
Bill Gates is worth $56 billion now, of course, according to Forbes. He’d be worth $86 billion or more if he hadn’t given away $30 billion to charity in the last few years.
$30 billion to charity. That is truly wonderful.
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