Speaking at Columbia University, Bill Gates told the crowd that if he were to drop out of school today, there were three promising fields he might choose: artificial intelligence, biotech and energy.
“Gates said there is a huge and growing demand for energy that’s “reliable, cheap, and clean.” And Gates said there is no system yet today that can provide enough energy that meets those criteria. That’s why he sees energy as an area of opportunity for innovative minds, he told the audience of mostly university students. “The innovations [in energy] will be profound,” said Gates. “And there are many paths to get to where we need to go.”
The full article is published here. Gates is a quiet supporter of LENR technology and research at Texas Tech and has pledged to spend $30 billion developing alternative energy. LENR may be one of the paths Gates expects will lead to our energy independence.