In an interview with Aspen Institute Trustee and venture capitalist John Doerr, Craig Barrett, chairman of Intel, discusses the intersection of technology and society.
Dr. Craig Barrett is a leading advocate for improving education in the U.S. and around the world. He is also a vocal spokesman for the value technology can provide in raising social and economic standards globally. He recently stepped down as Chairman of the Board of Intel Corporation, a post he held from May 2005 to May 2009.
A former associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering of Stanford University, he is the author of more than 40 technical papers in his field of study and is a leading advocate for improving education in the United States.
Why do American taxpayers pay for foreign Ph.Ds and then send them back to their countries?
Today, invasion does not mean colonization-- the collection of territory, but rather, rationalization-- the collection of minds.
We plant the seeds of rationalization and send them back so that those Ph.D. candidates will influence their western education. It is the advancement of American memes throughout the world.
National security. How can you go to war with someone who thinks like you do?