There's a lot that can be done for people who are using technology in a better way.
This is a fantastic time to be entering the business world, because business is going to change more in the next 10 years than it has in the last 50.
This is a very exciting time in the world of information. It's not just that the personal computer has come along as a great tool. The whole pace of business is moving faster. Globalization is forcing companies to do things in new ways.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
Virtually every company will be going out and empowering their workers with a certain set of tools, and the big difference in how much value is received from that will be how much the company steps back and really thinks through their business processes…thinking through how their business can change, how their project management, their customer feedback, their planning cycles can be quite different than they ever were before.
We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction.
Kids are really incredible, in terms of how much they dive into this and just take it as a given. They'll be the ones who really bring the web lifestyle into the mainstream.
We are seeing pioneers moving out to the Internet, banks that are taking transactions, retail shopping on the Internet, and although it's going to take most of a decade before most adults are turning to the Internet for a high percentage of their activities, I have no doubt that's going to happen.
The vision is really about empowering workers, giving them all the information about what's going on so they can do a lot more than they've done in the past.
We decided that we wanted our developers to come with clear minds, not polluted by some other approach, to learn the way that we liked to develop software, and to put the kind of energy into it that we thought was key.