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The Problem With Conspiracy Theories | Forbes

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Over the past decade, Bill Gates has been warning about the lack of preparation and systems in place to deal with infectious disease threats that could lead to a pandemic. Yet some people on social media have been accusing Gates of starting the severe acute respiratory syndrome–coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV2) pandemic. This is after Gates, the billionaire Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist, has spent much of the second act of his career initiating and supporting efforts to prevent and control infectious diseases via the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which has funded some of our PHICOR team’s computer modeling research efforts to improve product distribution and disease control. This is after Gates has on multiple occasions pushed for more awareness about the possibility of a pandemic. So, why are these Covid-19 conspiracies gaining so much traction, and what can we do about it?

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World’s Highest-Paid Athletes From 2010-2020 | Forbes

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Paydays for the world’s top-earning athletes dropped for the first time in four years, according to the 2020 Forbes ranking as the coronavirus wreaked havoc on sports and canceled or postponed many marquee events for the first time since World War II. The 100 highest-paid athletes earned a combined $3.6 billion this year, which is 9% below 2019 and the first decline since 2016, when boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao skewed the results with a $400 million payout from their May 2015 "Fight of the Century" pay-per-view bout. Here’s a look at the top 10 highest-paid athletes over the past decade.

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Entrepreneur Noah Greenberg On Mapping Out His Goals | Unfiltered | Forbes

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This week on Unfiltered from home, we sat down with Stacker CEO and Cofounder Noah Greenberg to talk about how making lists has helped him reach his goals, getting back together with coworkers and learning about what you don’t want to do.

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Joe Biden’s Big-Tech Tax Battle & Why Americans Will Pay The Greatest Price – Steve Forbes | Forbes

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Steve Forbes on whether tech sector giants are paying their fair share of taxes and why Joe Biden’s plans to raise corporate rates could discourage new investment, limit job creation and ultimately come at the expense of the American people.

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