CEO and chairman of the board for Google Inc. Eric Schmidt delivers the keynote address at the commencement ceremony for the class of 2009 at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In this captivating commencement speech, Eric Schmidt discusses the importance of technological innovation, the opportunity of technology as an equalizer for the current generation of youth and the value of the people that you surround yourself with.
Eric Schmidt touches on the interesting switch in thinking brought about by the Internet, wherein we now want to spread and share our ideas through the use of technology in order to contribute and in turn benefit from the contribution of knowledge by others.
Eric Schmidt sums up this notion of technology as an equalizer concisely when he says that in a networked world, "none of us is smarter than all of us."
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