bill-gates

Bill Gates made the program so that he was placed in classes with interesting girls

After learning about Bill Gates programming abilities, his school asked him to program the school’s schedule of classes. Gates made the program so that he was placed in classes with “a disproportionate number of interesting girls.” At 13 Bill Gates enrolled in the Lakeside School, an exclusive preparatory school. When he was in the eighth […]

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill Gates created Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation with assets reportedly valued at more than US$34.6 billion

Bill Gates created in 1994 Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation with assets reportedly valued at more than US$34.6 billion Bill Gates¬† in 1994 sold some of his Microsoft stock to create the “William H. Gates Foundation.” In 2000, Gates and his wife combined three family foundations to create the charitable “Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,” […]

In 1994 Bill Gates bought the Da Vinci Codex for $30M

In 1994 Bill Gates bought the Da Vinci Codex for $30M

Did you know¬†that in 1994, Bill Gates bought the Da Vinci Codex for $30M and then had it scanned and distributed as screensaver and wallpapers for Windows95   The Codex Leicester (also briefly known as Codex Hammer) is a collection of largely scientific writings by Leonardo da Vinci. The codex is named after Thomas Coke, […]