With a net worth of over $79 billion, Bill Gates is the most wealthiest man in the world right now. Most people know three things about Bill Gates. He’s the richest man in America and in the world. He co-founded one of the most successful tech companies of all time in Microsoft. He’s an extremely generous philanthropist through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Earlier this year, Bill made time for his third AMA on reddit. If you missed it, here is a reminder of his response to some of the most important questions redditors asked him. They are mostly questions on his current philanthropy work, thoughts about some global issues and his predictions on the future of technology.
Is there anything in life that you regret doing or not doing?
I feel pretty stupid that I don’t know any foreign languages. I took Latin and Greek in High School and got A’s and I guess it helps my vocabulary but I wish I knew French or Arabic or Chinese. I keep hoping to get time to study one of these – probably French because it is the easiest. I did Duolingo for a while but didn’t keep it up. Mark Zuckerberg amazingly learned Mandarin and did a Q&A with Chinese students – incredible.
What do you think the next 30 years holds in terms of technology? What will personal computing will look like in 2045?