Jobs vs. Gates: Who's the Star?

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  1. Mr_Ed macrumors 6502

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    Did anyone catch this article on Wired?

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    So far the discussion thread for the article seems overwhelmingly negative towards the author. My main problem with the article aside from the fact that I find judging a person based on their public contributions to charity extremely distastasteful, is that he bases his conclusions on "non evidence" rather than solid evidence.

    "You are not on that list as a publicity seeking donor, so you must not be doing any good for your fellow man."

    What kind of crap is that?
     
  2. d_and_n5000 macrumors 6502a

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    Lemme get this straight. According to this guy, Bill is a great guy cause he's giving 99% of his fortune away, while Steve is a bad person because he isn't? Makes me think someone in here likes Microsoft. Maybe Steve is an anonymous doner. Maybe he wants to save it up for a big money giving bash later. Maybe umpteen foundations are in his will. Who knows? Judging someone by how much money they give others is just a cheap way of showing how much they like someone who just happens to give away a bucket o' money.
     
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