theodp writes: On Tuesday, it was announced that Alaska Airlines will make a new series of six short videos starring ’s Bill on How Work available as inflight entertainment. “Because students and adults alike can learn from these videos,” wrote CEO Hadi Partovi, “we are pleased to announce Khan Academy and Alaska Airlines will make them available beyond classrooms.”

The original submission notes that Gates (and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) have contributed millions to both educational groups, but Alaska Airlines calls the videos “entertaining and approachable,” and says they’ll start appearing on their flights in April.

But the videos are also available online, and besides Gates also feature appearances by Apple designer May Li Khoe and Nat Brown, one of the creators of Microsoft’s Xbox gaming system.

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