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Courtesy of www.thegatesnotes.comBill Gates, better known as Microsoft Co- Founder, CEO and Chief Software Architect has launched a search for the new toilet! Since stepping down from his Microsoft CEO duties in 2000, Bill has been more known for his philanthropic endeavours, donating large sums of money to charitable organizations and scientific research programs through his foundations. Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution, often criticized for his anti-competitive business tactics over the years. For this project, Bill is searching for a toilet better suited to developing countries to help prevent disease and death. Apparently, “The flush toilets we use in the wealthy world are irrelevant, impractical and impossible for 40 per cent of the global population”. An interesting article…

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-08-15/bill-gates-on-quest-to-reinvent-the-toilet/4199962

And here’s Bill’s blog about the Reinvent the toilet Fair:

http://www.thegatesnotes.com/Topics/Development/Inventing-a-Toilet-for-the-21st-Century

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