As the title suggests, it’s a video of a young and nerdy Bill Gates jumping over a chair for some reason. I’m not sure what this is but it seems like he’s on a TV show being interviewed about his company and compares it to jumping over a chair or something.
The AMA itself is full of some great answers by Gates on technology, philanthropy and universal basic income—but he also found time to talk about sandwiches and jumping over chairs. We found the best responses for you.
A Thing You Probably Didn’t Know: Bill Gates Jumps Over Chairs Like A Gangster
So here’s a fun way to burn nineteen seconds of your day as you count down to Thanksgiving. In a 1994 interview with Connie Chung, Bill Gates’s ability to leap over small objects came up, which of course means he had to demonstrate, which of course means the internet unsurfaced that quick cut almost twenty years later and set it to “Damn It Feels Good to Be a Gangster.”
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We’re going to start off, however, not by talking about programming, but rather about one of the people responsible for popularizing it, and his… interesting skills. Here’s a video of Bill Gates jumping over a chair:
Perhaps the best production was Gates’ star-studded “last day at Microsoft” video, chronicling his preparations for post-Microsoft life. (Extra points for NBC News’ Brian Williams describing Gates as a “brilliant, powerful, let’s face it, sexy and good looking leader of men and women who just doesn’t believe in paying more than $7 for a haircut.”
There’s no doubt Gates is still a man of many talents. He’s founded a world-changing, billion-dollar company, saved countless lives with his philanthropic work and he can leap clean over a standard office chair in a single bound.
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