GeekWire is sad to report that Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died from cancer at the age of 65. Instead of the usual show format, we’re going to feature highlights from Allen’s speech at the 50th anniversary of the University of Washington Computer Science and Engineering School. He delivered this speech in March 2017, after he gave a $40 million gift to the school.
Today’s featured stories
- Paul G. Allen, 1953-2018: Microsoft co-founder leaves legacy of innovation, philanthropy, bold bets
- Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen makes landmark $40M gift for University of Washington computer science school (March 2017)
- Years before giving UW millions, teenage Paul Allen was booted from school’s computer lab (March 2017)