Seattle campus

1 The Melinda & Bill Gates Foundation’s new Seattle campus

Yeah, I’ve renamed the world’s biggest philanthropy. It will probably take a while for Bill and Melinda to accept the change, but I can wait. I’m renaming the Seattle philanthropy because it appears to many that Melinda is increasingly acting as the driving force at the foundation. Certainly, insofar as…

3 Two Bills, the Gates Foundation’s new campus and two trees

I got a sneak preview of the new Seattle headquarters of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Wednesday evening, courtesy of Bill Foege, one of several Bills there. Foege’s title at the Gates Foundation is “senior fellow.” But that doesn’t really tell you much, except to imply he’s old. It…