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Submission + - Bill Gates To Stanford Grads: Don't (Only) Focus On Profit (

jfruh writes: The scene was a little surreal. Bill Gates, who became one of the world's richest men by ruthlessly making Microsoft one of the word's most profitable companies, was giving a commencement address at Stanford, the elite university at the heart of Silicon Valley whose graduates go on to the endless tech startups bubbling up looking for Facebook-style riches. But the theme of Gates's speech was that the pursuit of profit cannot solve the world's problems.
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Bill Gates To Stanford Grads: Don't (Only) Focus On Profit

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Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.