Bill and Melinda Gates revealed their 9 biggest surprises from 2018 in a letter dedicated to Microsoft's late cofounder

 businessinsider.de  02/12/2019 14:59:20 

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Bill and Melinda Gates have released their 2019 annual letter, and its theme is "surprises."

"How would you describe 2018? Was it what you expected? We'd probably say no," the letter begins. "From especially devastating natural disasters on the one hand to record numbers of women campaigning for office on the other, 2018 felt to us like a series of surprises."

The Gates' go on to say that while some events have been welcome, others have been less pleasant. Here are the nine things that surprised Bill and Melinda this year:

Bill and Melinda Gates revealed their 9 biggest surprises from 2018 in a letter dedicated to Microsoft's late cofounder

Bill and Melinda Gates published their annual...

Bill and Melinda Gates revealed their 9 biggest surprises from 2018 in a letter dedicated to Microsoft's late cofounder

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Bill and Melinda Gates revealed their 9 biggest surprises from 2018 in a letter dedicated to Microsoft's late cofounder

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Bill and Melinda Gates published their annual letter for 2019. The Gates' listed their nine biggest surprises of in 2018, which include home DNA-tests catching out serial killers, sexist data, and the fact that toilets remain largely unchanged. They dedicated the letter to Bill Gates' Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, who died in October 2018. Bill and Melinda Gates have released their 2019 annual letter, and its theme is "surprises." "How would you describe 2018? Was it what you expected? We'd probably say no," the letter begins. "From especially devastating natural disasters on the one hand to record numbers of women campaigning for office on the other, 2018 felt to us like a series of surprises." The Gates' go on to say that while some events have been welcome, others have been less pleasant. Here are the nine things that surprised Bill and Melinda this year:

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Bill and Melinda Gates revealed their 9 biggest surprises from 2018 in a letter dedicated to Microsoft's late cofounder

Bill and Melinda Gates published their annual...

Bill and Melinda Gates revealed their 9 biggest surprises from 2018 in a letter dedicated to Microsoft's late cofounder

Bill Gates,Melinda Gates,Annual letter,Microsoft,Paul Allen,Features

Bill and Melinda Gates revealed their 9 biggest surprises from 2018 in a letter dedicated to Microsoft's late cofounder

2019-02-12T15:56:27+01:00

2019-02-12T16:36:40+01:00

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Bill and Melinda Gates published their annual letter for 2019. The Gates' listed their nine biggest surprises of in 2018, which include home DNA-tests catching out serial killers, sexist data, and the fact that toilets remain largely unchanged. They dedicated the letter to Bill Gates' Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, who died in October 2018. Bill and Melinda Gates have released their 2019 annual letter, and its theme is "surprises." "How would you describe 2018? Was it what you expected? We'd probably say no," the letter begins. "From especially devastating natural disasters on the one hand to record numbers of women campaigning for office on the other, 2018 felt to us like a series of surprises." The Gates' go on to say that while some events have been welcome, others have been less pleasant. Here are the nine things that surprised Bill and Melinda this year:

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