'I don't need to work...': Why Bill Gates called himself a 'weird case'18 Nov 2019
Towards the end of the inaugural Mint Visionaries interaction, Wipro's Rishad Premji asked billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates a philosophical question. Premji asked what, according to Gates, is the one thing in human life, which can't be affected by technology. Gates said that while technology can help free up more time for humans, it can't tell us what to do with that extra time. While elucidating his case, Gates also called himself a 'weird case'. Watch the full video to know why.
'Ban micro-targeting': Bill Gates on social media fanning extreme opinions18 Nov 2019
With fake news emerging as a major challenge on social media, Wipro's Rishad Premji picked Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates' brain about how to counter the menace. Gates and Premji were in a conversation at the inaugural edition of Mint Visionaries. The billionaire philanthropist said that he believes that banning micro-targeting on social media sites could be a way of preventing extreme opinions from getting propagated.
Bill Gates on climate change and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar | Mint Visionaries18 Nov 2019
Bill Gates, the billionaire philanthropist, graced the first edition of Mint Visionaries. He spoke at length about the challenge of climate change facing humanity and how he personally as well as via the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is involved in looking for solutions to prevent further damage. He also recalled an anecdote about Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar. Watch the full video for more.
'Can't read a book': Bill Gates on limitations of artificial intelligence18 Nov 2019
Highlighting the inaugural edition of Mint Visionaries, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates spoke about the increasing deployment of artificial intelligence in various fields. While speculating about what the future versions of AI might be like, the Microsoft co-founder also said that it has limitations like the inability to read a book. Watch the full video for more.
Full Video: Bill Gates and Rishad Premji in conversation I Mint Visionaries18 Nov 2019
Watch Bill Gates, co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in conversation with Rishad Premji, chairman, Wipro Ltd., on a topic very close to his heart: Technology For Social Inclusion. The conversation is the very first in a series with people who are inspiring a new future under the Mint Visionaries umbrella. Mint Visionaries seeks to showcase a whole host of issues like technology, empowerment, new economy, social change, urban solutions, alternative development, mobility, migration, renewable - all of which are defining a new India. #MintVisionaries #MintWithBillGates
‘Technology is radically transforming India’: Amitabh Kant I Mint Visionaries18 Nov 2019
‘India needs explosive pace of technological growth,’ said Amitabh Kant, chief executive officer of government's policy think-tank Niti Aayog. He was speaking at the Mint Visionaries event in New Delhi. Kant added that India is already witnessing a radical transformation by sheer use of technology, which includes the use of biometrics driven unique identification number Aadhaar as well as mobile.
'Miracle tools': Bill Gates on using artificial intelligence to detect cancer18 Nov 2019
Bill Gates spoke on the limitations of current versions of artificial intelligence as well as what it is expected to do in the future. He also shed light on the 'miracle tools' provided by current AI, like cancer detection. Watch the full video for more.
Bill Gates on climate change & how Bihar CM Nitish Kumar surprised him18 Nov 2019
While interacting with Wipro's Rishad Premji, he shed light on the kind of changes needed to be made in the global economy to balance development with environment preservation. He also shared an anecdote about Nitish Kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar. Watch the full video for more.
Bill Gates asked what technology can't resolve. His reply will make you smile17 Nov 2019
At the inaugural edition of Mint Visionaries, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates spoke to Wipro's Rishad Premji about technology and social inclusion. Premji asked Gates about what technology can't be expected to solve in society.
Mint Visionaries | Bill Gates talks to Rishad Premji about climate change, AI18 Nov 2019
Watch Bill Gates, co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in conversation with Rishad Premji, chairman, Wipro Ltd., on a topic very close to his heart: Technology For Social Inclusion. Mint Visionaries seeks to showcase a whole host of issues like technology, empowerment, new economy, social change, urban solutions, alternative modes of development, mobility, migration, renewable - all of which are defining a new India.
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