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Bill Gates’ New Version of the Einstein Letter

June 14th, 2010 06:23 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

dcblogs writes “In 1939, Albert Einstein sent ‘F.D. Roosevelt, President of the United States,’ a letter with a warning about Germany’s interest in a new type of energy with potential for use as a powerful bomb. The letter also outlined the competitive threat posed by Germany and steps for improving US research efforts. Last week, Bill Gates, along with GE’s CEO and others, met with President Obama to deliver their own message: that of the top 30 companies in the world working on alternative energy, only four are in the US. Similar to Einstein’s point and recommendations, Gates and his allies are asking the US to view the alternative energy push as a competitive threat posed by other nations, particularly China, which may be doing a better job in bringing its engineering talent and money to bear on this problem.”

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