Nettime mailing list archives

Re: <nettime> Gates' Buffet, or Fail-Safe Philanthropy
Michael H Goldhaber on Wed, 5 Jul 2006 08:52:13 +0200 (CEST)

[Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: <nettime> Gates' Buffet, or Fail-Safe Philanthropy

On the contrary, it impresses a great many people. Presumably, that's  
the point of collecting so much money in the first place, if like  
Buffett you don't intend to leave it to your offspring.  It would of  
course have been possible to run these businesses as non-profits,  
never collecting the billions to begin with.


On Jul 3, 2006, at 9:25 AM, Nicholas Ruiz wrote:

> To transfer the money to his surrogate son impresses no one.

#  distributed via <nettime>: no commercial use without permission
#  <nettime> is a moderated mailing list for net criticism,
#  collaborative text filtering and cultural politics of the nets
#  more info: majordomo {AT} bbs.thing.net and "info nettime-l" in the msg body
#  archive: http://www.nettime.org contact: nettime {AT} bbs.thing.net