Bill Gates threatens TED attendees with malarial infection
During his TED talk
on how to go about solving many of the problems the third world faces in regards to disease and child mortality, Microsoft founder Bill Gates released a jarful of several hundreds of mosquitos and quipped: "Not only poor people should experience this
Except according to other Twitterers, he only pretended
to loose them upon the audience. That's doubtlessly a smart move, since infecting half of Silicon Valley with malaria at a TED presentation would be both legally inadvisable and
bad cricket, but claiming that not only poor people should have malaria then failing
to unleash a cloud of malaria-infected suckflies on the audience sends a conflicting message, no?
Bill Gates -- an optimist and a comedian?
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