Tom Scott

0 Gates Foundation calls for “wacky” new ways to say that aid works

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation officially calls it the Grand Challenges Exploration program and it was initially launched to fund unorthodox — some might even say ‘wacky’ — scientific research projects aimed at solving problems in global health and development. They’ve funded research projects exploring how to use microwaves…

4 The Gates Foundation conspiracy to take over the media

Just kidding. Bill Gates is too shrewd a businessman to want to actually take over a money-losing, failing industry like the media. (Though newspapers today do have something in common with software; one person produces the original product and then millions obtain copies of it for free.) No, what I…