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Gates unleashes his rage upon a crowd of do-gooders

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Thu Feb 05, 2009 1:03 am

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Well... I guess he snapped.
Ending malaria is a particular passion of Gates's, whose Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has spent millions fighting the disease. But he apparently didn't feel like TED attendees were taking the threat seriously. "Not only poor people should experience this," Gates said as he let the bugs loose on his audience, according to Facebook manager Dave Morin. (eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and Twitter CEO Ev Williams confirm the report.)
Additionally, I don't believe that only poor people should experience Linux. Bring those Ubuntu CD-Rs into work, everybody! Rich people need 'em too!
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Post by pinback » Thu Feb 05, 2009 1:19 am

TED curator Chris Anderson reportedly quipped that the video of the talk posted at Ted.com would be headlined "Gates releases more bugs into the world."
Eheh. Heh. Eheheheh. Heh. It's all so ironic and amusing.
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Post by Worm » Thu Feb 05, 2009 6:36 am

Oh that's at least a little awesome that Bill co-opted the old trick of firing into the crowd. He should have used more fuckin skeeters though.

The addition of the guy twittered about it, is pretty funny. Just a bunch of rich silicon valley dweebs sick to their stomachs about a publicity stunt but still jaded and numb enough to only end up with a few cracks about Windows.
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Post by hygraed » Mon Feb 09, 2009 7:26 am

Bill Gates is probably my favorite billionaire.

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Post by pinback » Mon Feb 09, 2009 12:57 pm

hygraed wrote:Bill Gates is probably my favorite billionaire.
Who are your TOP FIVE BILLIONAIRES?
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Post by Casual Observer » Mon Feb 09, 2009 2:01 pm

pinback wrote:Who are your TOP FIVE BILLIONAIRES?
I only respect the self made guys of which Gates is one but he's not in my top five.

1 - Sir. Richard Branson (this guy is just fucking cool)
2 and 3 - Sergey Brin and Larry Page(how can you not love the google guys?)
4 - Larry Ellison (you gotta respect this guys hard nosed business tactics)
5 - Warren Buffet

Donald Trump has got to top the least favorite list (is he even a billionaire anymore?), this guy had everything handed to him and when he fucked up just went back to his family for more.

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Post by bruce » Tue Feb 10, 2009 9:21 pm

pinback wrote:
hygraed wrote:Bill Gates is probably my favorite billionaire.
Who are your TOP FIVE BILLIONAIRES?
1) Warren Buffet
2) Queen Elizabeth II

3-5) dunno

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Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Tue Feb 10, 2009 11:43 pm

I have some joke about hyper-inflated currency, Nigerian scammers and an unfair crack at Africa, but I apparently acquired the whooping cough at some point and coughed up a lung the size of
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Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Thu Mar 26, 2009 8:19 pm

By the way, he hasn't ended malaria yet. :/
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Post by Flack » Fri Mar 27, 2009 4:08 am

If Gates ever gives a speech on the dangers of HIV and AIDS, do NOT sit in the first few rows ...
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Post by AArdvark » Fri Mar 27, 2009 2:47 pm

wouldn't it be funny to watch Gates throw out a bucket full of mayo into the crowd. Only it wouldn't be MAYO!

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