Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen died from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma on Monday afternoon.
Allen’s Vulcan Inc. announced that he died in Seattle at 65 years old.
Paul Allen has previously donated
$500+ million to brain research
$1 billion to Artificial Intelligence research
$100 million to fight Ebola
Paul Allen donated the seed money to build SETI’s Allen Telescope Array, eventually contributing $30 million to the project
There were many other science programs and charities funded by Paul Allen.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen had previously announced that he would leave the majority of his multibillion-dollar (estimated at $20-28 billion) estate to charity. In addition, the foundation announced awards totaling $3.9 million to forty-one organizations as part of its first round of grants this year.
Paul Allen had also been funding Stratolaunch.
Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known for insightful articles that combine business and technical analysis that catches the attention of the general public and is also useful for those in the industries. He is the sole author and writer of nextbigfuture.com
, the top online science blog. He is also involved in angel investing and raising funds for breakthrough technology startup companies.
He gave the recent keynote presentation at Monte Jade event with a talk entitled the Future for You. He gave an annual update on molecular nanotechnology at Singularity University on nanotechnology, gave a TEDX talk on energy, and advises USC ASTE 527 (advanced space projects program). He has been interviewed for radio, professional organizations. podcasts and corporate events. He was recently interviewed by the radio program Steel on Steel on satellites and high altitude balloons that will track all movement in many parts of the USA.
He fundraises for various high impact technology companies and has worked in computer technology, insurance, healthcare and with corporate finance.
He has substantial familiarity with a broad range of breakthrough technologies like age reversal and antiaging, quantum computers, artificial intelligence, ocean tech, agtech, nuclear fission, advanced nuclear fission, space propulsion, satellites, imaging, molecular nanotechnology, biotechnology, medicine, blockchain, crypto and many other areas.