In this post, you will find great Reed Hastings Quotes. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
About half my work in education is U.S. political reform around school districts and charter schools, and creating more room for entrepreneurial organizations to develop. And about half on technology, which I look at as a global platform.
On the Internet you get continuous innovation, so every year the streams are a little better.
My first company, Pure Software, was exciting and innovative in the first few years and bureaucratic and painful in the last few before it got acquired. The problem was we tried to systemize everything and set up perfect procedures.
The Costa Rican government is prioritizing laying fiber optic over paving roads. Costa Rica is trying to become one of the Internet societies. This is happening throughout the world.
In the U.S., HBO is a very aggressive service.
Fibre optic is becoming like electricity. If you look at how electricity spread around the globe 100 years ago, that’s what’s happening now.
There is a revolution happening, and within two years I think that Wi-Fi and Netflix will be built into all the televisions.
Most companies that are great at something – like AOL dialup or Borders bookstores – do not become great at new things people want (streaming for us) because they are afraid to hurt their initial business.
At Netflix, we think you have to build a sense of responsibility where people care about the enterprise. Hard work, like long hours at the office, doesn’t matter as much to us. We care about great work.
I think there will be 20 years of evolution from linear broadcast to internet television.
I watch mostly independent films.
How much has it been your experience that Americans follow what happens in the world?