Bill Gates “Half of Silicon Valley startups are silly”
The founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, is not worried that Silicon Valley has become home to text applications and mobile games, costing billions of dollars. “Innovation in California marked the absolute peak right now. Course, half of the companies are silly, and you know that two-thirds of them will fail, but a dozen of their ideas that arise will be very important,” says Gates told Rolling Stone in a wide-ranging interview, referring to government surveillance, financial inequality, immigration reform and the reactions against Silicon Valley.
Gates answer shaming article New York Times, according to Silicon Valley should encourage bright minds to work on solving the problems of 20 years.
“Why are these intelligent, quantitative trained engineers who could help in the treatment of cancer, they want to work on sexting applications? “Asked writer Yiren Leu in the aptly titled Material “youth issues in Silicon Valley.”
It is important to bear in mind that many of the most exciting companies in the technology industry were originally aimed at the recreational lifestyle (relatively affluent) consumers. Facebook was created to help students at Harvard to exchange funny pictures. Today, Facebook significantly increases turnout, organ donation and Internet access in developing countries.
Gates also spoke on important political issues, describing the current immigration system in the U.S. as “madness”. “I would say that the attitude towards immigrants is one of the greatest injustices committed on behalf of our government,” he said. “We have 12 million people living in fear of random things that can happen to them.”
Gates gave his opinion and Edward Snowden. Whether he is a “hero,” Gates said, “I think he broke the law, so it certainly would not characterize him as a hero.”
It also is not such a bad feeling about government surveillance.” Should there be cameras everywhere in the streets? My personal opinion is that having cameras in city centers is a much better thing,” he said, nothing that the system of cameras in London reduce petty crime and that the government has good basis for the investigation of serious threats to national security.
Gates remains optimistic: “Our modern lifestyle is not a political creature. During 1700. Were all terribly poor Life was short and brutal. But it was not because we did not have well politicians, we had some really good politicians, “he argued.” What really lifted mankind from poverty are the technology of electricity to genetic research. Innovation is the real engine of progress, “he added.http://szlifestyle.com/sz/2014/03/17/bill-gates-half-of-silicon-valley-startups-are-silly/https://i1.wp.com/szlifestyle.com/sz/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/sz_Bill_Gates.jpg?fit=600%2C412https://i1.wp.com/szlifestyle.com/sz/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/sz_Bill_Gates.jpg?resize=150%2C150TECH NEWSMicrosoftThe founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, is not worried that Silicon Valley has become home to text applications and mobile games, costing billions of dollars. 'Innovation in California marked the absolute peak right now. Course, half of the companies are silly, and you know that two-thirds of them will...Esther R.Esther R.firstname.lastname@example.orgContributorEsther R. is a writer at szlifestyle.szlifestyle.com Tech News, Life Style, Reviews, Videos!