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Bill Gates, UW Profs Speak at Global Tech Conference in Qatar

gbXconomy reports on the major UW presence at the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, in Qatar.

“Seattle-area researchers, specifically from the UW, made quite a showing at the meeting.  Several Microsoft projects were presented too, and Bill Gates showed up to give the keynote talk.”

“‘Technology is naturally mixing with global health as there is much low-hanging fruit where a little tech can make a big difference,’ Gaetano Borriello, a University of Washington computer science professor, said in an email.  ‘Seattle is a hub for both, so it is a natural place for this new development to be happening.'”

Read the full article here.