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February 5, 2009 at 11:25 AM

What will Bill “Skeeter” Gates do next?

Bill Gates’ mosquito-release stunt at TED yesterday was amazing.

After decades of mellow, academic keynotes, could he get radical in his quest to raise awareness of social and health issues?

What will he do next?

A few ideas:

Throw pies at Big Pharma executives who aren’t doing enough for global health.

– Have Nordstrom outfit a few people lined up at the unemployment office, then add them to the mix of suits at the Microsoft CEO Summit in May.

– Hire The Stranger’s Dan “the Doorknob” Savage as an outreach consultant/congressional liaison.

Comments | Topics: Bill Gates, Billionaire techies, global health

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