Tag: Bill Gates

  • How Twitter is the answer to ending world poverty

    How Twitter is the answer to ending world poverty

    The future of international development is online. Social media is more than its reputation – constantly refreshing your Twitter feed is no longer a timewaster if you’re able to help save the world. It is impossible to underestimate the power of a hashtag. The pound sign placed in front of important events or moments in…

  • World’s richest man visits UNSW, urges Australia to stop being so stingy with foreign aid

    World’s richest man visits UNSW, urges Australia to stop being so stingy with foreign aid

      Bill Gates, the world’s richest man was broadcast tonight on ABC’s Q&A. Filmed on location at UNSW’s Sir John Clancy Auditorium as part of his whirlwind trip, Gates attempted to try and convince Australia to honour foreign aid pledges. The creator of Microsoft and co-founder of the  Bill and Melinda Gates’ Foundation, Bill Gates…

  • Something Happened: If You Don’t Know About Him, You Should

    There’s always a push-back against any form of social progression. The current brouhaha over gay marriage is much the same issue, traditionalists using whatever means and tools that come to hand to defend what they see as a traditional or biblical definition of marriage versus those who see it as a demonstration of love or…