Bill Gates shifted to philanthropy, prioritizing AI for health equity

The Statesman February 11, 2024, 05:00 PM UTC

Summary: Bill Gates, in a conversation with Trevor Noah, revealed his shift from Microsoft to philanthropy in 1997. He founded the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which has spent $53.8 billion since 2000, leading to a 50% decrease in child mortality. Gates believes AI can create a more equitable world and emphasized tailoring AI products to the users. The Gates Foundation prioritizes AI tools addressing health issues affecting the world's poorest.

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