By Bill Gates
The spending on science and technology needs to be increased.
As we talk with candour, we open the doors to new possibilities and new areas of cooperation in advance in democracy, in combating terrorism, in energy and environment, science and technology and international peacekeeping.
Social media has come a long way. With the good has come some bad, and you always have a lot of people hiding behind their computers and being very critical of what you do on and off the field, of what you tweet, of what you say, of everything you do.
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backward.
The day will come when the man at the telephone will be able to see the distant person to whom he is speaking.
In digital era, privacy must be a priority. Is it just me, or is secret blanket surveillance obscenely outrageous?
How could this Y2K be a problem in a country where we have Intel and Microsoft?
During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet.
I like the idea of using all this science and technology to allow our clients to have a deeper insight into the market.
Nasdaq is investing in the technologies, talent, and capabilities that solve the complex challenges our clients face.
Paper is a uniquely beautiful format, more so than the web, I think: You need to invest in the aesthetics.
Without the aesthetic, the computer is but a mindless speed machine, producing effects without substance, form without relevant content, or content without meaningful form.
The wealth of information now available at the click of a finger amazes me.
Technology is destructive only in the hands of people who do not realize that they are one and the same process as the universe.
Figuring out what the next big trend is tells us what we should focus on.
I’m not a tech guy. I’m looking at the technology with the eyes of my customers, normal people’s eyes.
Without internet, there would have been no Jack Ma, and no Alibaba or Taobao.
It’s not a faith in technology. It’s faith in people.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
I think technology really increased human ability. But technology cannot produce compassion.