A delightful thought from Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry at Business Insider.
If you had asked an 11-year-old Jeff Bezos to let his imagination run wild and think of the stuff that he would most dream to have as an adult, he might have said:
- The world’s biggest bookstore! Maybe even a bookstore that can beam any book directly to your hand in an instant (and movies and music, too!).
- A giant sky computer that can imitate human intelligence.
- A spaceship.
- …And maybe even a robot army.
Of course any adult would have smiled slightly condescendingly, patted him on the head and helpfully explained that these things aren’t possible.