BILL GATES WEARS $10 CASIO WATCH, LOVES McDONALD’S AND BURGER KING, DIDN’T LET HIS THREE KIDS HAVE PHONES UNTIL THEY ARE 14
WOW! Bill Gates tells how he BANNED his kids from having mobile phones until they turned 14, loves McDonald’s and wears a $10 Casio watch.
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Microsoft founder Bill Gates, the world’s richest man, says that he did not permit his children to own a mobile phone until they turned 14.
Gates made the revelation during an interview on Thursday with the British newspaper The Mirror.
Not only does Gates force his kids to wait until age 14 to get a smartphone, but he also limits the amount of time they could use them before going to bed.
Smartphones are also banned from the dinner table.
‘We often set a time after which there is no screen time and in their case that helps them get to sleep at a reasonable hour,’ the tech titan told The Mirror.
Gates and his wife, Melinda, are parents to Jennifer, 20; Rory, 17; and Phoebe, 14.
Despite the irony of Gates playing a pivotal role in the technological revolution of the digital age, he still thinks limits need to be in place for children.
‘You’re always looking at how it can be used in a great way – homework and staying in touch with friends – and also where it has gotten to excess,’ the Microsoft founder said of smartphones and social media.
…The Mirror reports that during its interview with Gates, he was wearing a Casio watch worth $10.
He also insists that he’s ‘big on pretty mainstream American hamburgers, McDonald’s, Burger King.’
TRUMP’S NEW ‘SWAT TEAM’: INNOVATION OFFICE TO BE LED BY JARED KUSHNER, WITH HELP FROM TECH CEOs LIKE BILL GATES, ELON MUSK
( Daily Mail ) Trump to unveil a new ‘SWAT team’ innovation office led by his son-in-law Jared Kushner aimed at overhauling government bureaucracy.
- President will unveil the White House Officer of American Innovation on Monday
- His senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will lead the new team
- The new team is described as a ‘SWAT team’ projected to fix federal bureaucracy
- Idea is to help meet some of the president’s goals pledged in his campaign
- These include help in Veterans Affairs, remodeling workforce training programs and fighting opioid addiction
- Trump is looking to work with tech giants such as Apple CEO Tim Cook, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk
President Donald Trump is set to announce a new ‘innovation’ office run by his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector.
Trump will unveil the White House Office of American Innovation, which is being described as a ‘SWAT team’ on Monday.
His senior adviser, Kushner, will head up this office and the office will report directly to the president, according to The Washington Post.
ALL DEMOCRATS! 8 Billionaires Control The Same Amount Of Wealth As Half The World – 6 Support Democrats
SHOCK REPORT: 8 Men Control The Same Amount Of Wealth As Half The World – 6 Support Democrats
- 6 of the top 8 richest men are Americans and 5 of the those men are tied in with the Democrats.
Gateway Pundit – Presenting it’s findings before the annual gathering of global political and business elites, anti-poverty organization Oxfam says the gap between the super rich and the poor is significantly greater than it was a year ago.
From the AP:
The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released Monday
Bill Gates says Trump has the opportunity to be like JFK
“But in the same way President Kennedy talked about the space mission and got the country behind that,” Gates continued, “I think whether it’s education or stopping epidemics … [or] in this energy space, there can be a very upbeat message that [Trump’s] administration [is] going to organize things, get rid of regulatory barriers, and have American leadership through innovation.”
Gates said he recently spoke on the phone with Trump, and discussed the power of innovation. “Of course, my whole career has been along those lines. And he was interested in listening to that. And I’m sure there will be further conversation.”
Gates said it was the first time he had spoken with Trump, though he said they have mutual friends.
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