4 min read.Updated: 31 Dec 2012, 09:25 PM ISTBill Gates
When people are empowered, they will use digital technology to innovate on their own behalf
Usually, “optimism" and “realism" are used to describe two different outlooks on life. But I believe that a realistic appraisal of the human condition compels an optimistic worldview. I am particularly optimistic about the potential for technological innovation to improve the lives of the poorest people in the world. That is why I do the work that I do.