It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
We all need people who will give us feedback. That's how we improve.
What's amazing is, if young people understood how doing well in school makes the rest of their life so much interesting, they would be more motivated. It's so far away in time that they can't appreciate what it means for their whole life.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
The PC has improved the world in just about every area you can think of. Amazing developments in communications, collaboration and efficiencies. New kinds of entertainment and social media. Access to information and the ability to give a voice people who would never have been heard.
The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Discrimination has a lot of layers that make it tough for minorities to get a leg up.
I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in.
In ninth grade, I came up with a new form of rebellion. I hadn't been getting good grades, but I decided to get all A's without taking a book home. I didn't go to math class, because I knew enough and had read ahead, and I placed within the top 10 people in the nation on an aptitude exam.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering.
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