Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a commencement speech to new graduates of Duke University on Sunday.
He says that despite major issues like inequality, climate change, and political division, technology has made this ‘the best time in history to be alive.’
Cook also encouraged Duke grads to be ‘fearless,’ like the women of the #MeToo movement or the survivors of the Parkland school shooting.
Apple CEO Tim Cook touched on hot-button political issues, including climate change and economic inequality, as he gave a commencement speech at Duke University on Sunday.
Despite the many big issues of the day, including rising political division, he said that technology still makes the present day “the best time in history to be alive” — striking an optimistic tone for graduating students in North Carolina.
“Our country is deeply divided, and too many Americans refuse to hear any opinion that differs from their own. Our planet is warming, with devastating consequences, and there are some that even deny it’s even happening. Our schools and communities suffer from deep inequality. We fail to guarantee the every student the right to a good education. And yet, we are not powerless in the face of these problems. You are not powerless …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Technology