If you're at a school where your parents and your parents' friends might be investment bankers, ask them this week if they have ever considered investing in the life of a child in the developing world.
Notes from the TED conference, and my conversation with the world's most maniacal polymath, Bill Gates, in which we discuss the economy, his charitable giving, and what happens if he doesn't get enough sleep. READ MORE CNBC's Clueless Mark Haines Calls Me "Clueless" on Morning Joe: I Respond Only people like Mark Haines, their vision limited by Wall Street blinders, don't see the lunacy of allowing stockholders to reap rewards at taxpayers' expense. READ MORE Stimulus Package: If You Jump Halfway Across a Chasm You Fall Into the Abyss If we are going to spend two trillion dollars (and most likely more) trying to deal with the economic crisis, shouldn't we do it right? READ MORE Watch: Arianna On MSNBC, Discussing Obama Admitting His Mistakes: "A Teachable Moment"