11.05.2012 BillGates has had plenty ideas that were too far ahead of their time: he was a big proponent of tablet computers a decade before the iPad came out, and he told Microsoft that search would be.
I just came across a interview of Warren Buffett and BillGates which I thought was relevant to our earlier discussions of wealth, luck and whether the wealthy should complain less about their share of the tax burden. (I say "discussion" because, yes, I did get some of you to comment. And no, I didn't pay anyone to comment.) In the interview with Liz Claman of Fox Business News on May 4, both Buffett and Gates say they are in favor of the estate tax. They make a pragmatic point similar to the one Robert ... [read post]