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But let's get to somebody who knows a lot about technology in the Internet Craig Barrett is the -- chairman and CEO -- Craig -- -- -- -- can't quite an active day what do you think of all of this drama that happened with Google.
And I figured great stuff -- you know presidential debates Google Microsoft Intel IBM lots of activity well Intel of course is the focus of your world or it had been when you were chairman and CEO for many years and just -- just quickly as we talk about the business and and then look at your education ideas.
One of the things that Larry Page of Google just that was many of us field now naked without our Smart phone.
Devices are now interchangeable it's a huge business for them -- does Intel really need to step -- -- to get into that business and we've we have spoken with the CF on the CEO on many occasions but if you were sitting there.
Looking at the overall industry what's the trend of the future.
I think the trend is pretty much is people have seen it for many years there are three different.
The size factors for devices.
The one we're on today which is a big screen sit back and look at it there's the PC which is the interactive digital device you create -- ten you really manipulate -- and then there's a hand held device.
You want all three of those to be interchangeable interactive.
And move seamlessly from one to the other much -- Larry was talking about his comments.
This does seem to be Craig gets a sort of a seismic -- one of one of which we have about every.
Every five or six years maybe even longer than that as as we do shift from the concept of what a PC is.
Does -- require a -- we're we're again here to talk about education whether as a country were educated enough to deal with the information revolution were in the midst of but.
It does there need to be an education shift within companies like Intel.
To sort of -- adapt to the situation of of maybe eventually world without a PC.
Well I think I think you've what you've seen Intel doing which is historically the PC was a desktop device.
Then it went through a laptop ballots to -- -- Booker tablet or those ultra thin.
Who people are talking about those over a decade ago within Intel and with the trend lines -- and you've seen Intel work to get.
Lower power consuming devices.
Those also go into Smartphones as well as to the tablets are ultra books I think they're doing exactly the right thing and moving forward.
Their movement in two hand held devices -- -- that.
Really the offshoot sort of the X 86 architecture is exactly the right thing to do is well.
Well Stacy Smith -- told us you know they were twenty -- what's coming out that Intel is inside and he's very excited about that so as we watch that.
It leads to the question hiring Smart high school and college graduates to work at places like Intel you know.
It -- pretty high IQ is are people who understand engineering.
What is the flaw in our educational system here in the United States that we absolutely must fix.
That prevents United States children from either jumping into engineering or really wrapping their minds around.
I think the basic issues we need to do a better job in the K through twelve area of mathematics and science.
That's really the Achilles heel of the US education system.
Our universities are still top of the world.
The our university graduates of the people that everyone in the world wants to hire.
The problem is most of the engineering graduates are universities as you know -- foreign nationals are not US citizens.
So we have in the immigration problem to hire them.
But the fundamental problem is to get our kids better at math and science and K through twelve.
So they appreciate and love this subject material and then no major in engineering and science when they get into the university but the K through twelve problem not a university -- -- It's interesting you say that because some of the smartest minds in business and economics agreement I'm -- of Milton Friedman Teddy forced and I mean their whole.
Slew of really talk class business and economic.
Mindset that got into this saying that it is twelve it is K through twelve but of course the problem is.
The competition that things like charter schools provide that might.
Give us the competitive edge are so.
Battled against by the traditionalists particularly the teachers union and the whole public school system is is there are -- compromise to get a compromise to work.
So that we can get a more competitive system from K through tell twelve.
You've got some did some good momentum and a few areas that you mentioned charter schools.
Roughly forty of the fifty states have laws for charter schools a lot of them need to be more liberal like those in Arizona and a few other.
The far thinking -- states.
But you need that competition.
To move the public sector.
You know we've done detailed studies.
Of the K through twelve education system the US for over fifty years.
-- you go back in 1958 by adapters but -- went up pursuit of excellence was published on how to reform K12.
Every study since then for the last 55 years.
They said exactly the same thing you need well educated content expert teachers.
You need high expectations.
And you need tension read that competition in this system.
Pay for performance.
Alternative education like charter schools that sort of tension.
We've known that for over half a century.
And the bureaucracy of the system.
Has fought against those systemic changes that we need but you now starting to see more charter schools.
You're starting to see this thing called the common core curriculum 46 states have signed up to implement.
A higher level curriculum in the language arts in mathematics and in science.
And we've also seen most of the states signed up to a new assessment tool.
So that we can compare our children to their international peers in mathematics and science.
Around the world.
Those are very positive changes we just need to continue that momentum.
-- we have about twenty seconds here do you still have hope that we can pull that through that momentum through here in the US.
And I wouldn't be working on the topic of I'd given up hope -- -- leader charter school in Arizona called basis.
Got a couple the best schools in the United States.
I've seen it can be done.
But the place to really go for the action there is the competition or someplace else -- -- --