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Puerto Rico Enters a Team for Microsoft Imagine Cup!

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September 27, 2016

I am excited to announce that RealActivity, LLC will sponsor and administer the Puerto Rico Science and Sunshine team for the international Imagine Cup technology competition! We are currently accepting applications for next years competition. If you know students between ages 8-23 who have an interest in computers, gaming or software development and might want… Read More ›

Red Nose Day 5/26/2016 – Tackling the Root Causes of Poverty and Social Injustice

More than 16 million children in the United States – 22% of all children – live in families with incomes below the federal poverty level – $23,550 a year for a family of four.

Two Superpowers We Wish We Had | Bill Gates

Bill and Melinda Gates share their 2016 Annual Letter. Source: Two Superpowers We Wish We Had | Bill Gates

Bill Gates Expected to Create Billion-Dollar Fund for Clean Energy – The New York Times

An announcement is anticipated on Monday at the global summit meeting on climate in Paris, as Mr. Gates takes a major step to cut global-warming emissions. Source: Bill Gates Expected to Create Billion-Dollar Fund for Clean Energy – The New York Times

Solar Fields, Sexist Poverty and a Modern Marshall Plan — Medium

Great post from Bono about the global goals initiative. People might find it interesting to learn what is being discusses this month regarding global goals and initiatives. If you are allergic to fanfare you’d better bolt your doors and shutter your windows on September 25, because there is g… Source: Solar Fields, Sexist Poverty and a… Read More ›

Top 20 Watched TED Talk Videos

 If you haven’t started watching TED talks yet I highy recommend you check out a few on this list. If you’re anything like me you will quickly be addicted to the amazing sessions deliverred by some of the brightest thought leaders of our time. TED tabulated data from sources like TED.com, YouTube, Hulu, iTunes, and… Read More ›

Microsoft brings solar Wi-Fi to rural Kenya

I LOVE to read about projects like this. We recently visited Kenya and held a free conference for business users and students. It’s great to see Microsoft trying to make a difference in the region. Read more about Microsoft’s Wi-Fi effort Read more about Sharing the Point and our recent trip to Africa

Bill Gates – Annual Letter

January 30th Bill Gates will send out his annual letter as always I’m looking forward to see what insights he has to share based on his work and study the past year. There is a link you can use to receive the letter via email on the 30th. The Official Site of Bill Gates –… Read More ›

Communication Bandwidth of Price

This morning while browsing the new philanthropy section of Best of All Worlds I discovered the work of M. Renee Orth. Her video intrigued me and I look forward to reading the new book – Conspiracy of Dreamers: Capitalism at the Service of Humanity. The video below highlights some of her work.     “To… Read More ›

Bill Gates | The optimist’s timeline – Livemint

Bill Gates | The optimist’s timeline – Livemint.