From the Influencers 

This Month’s Key Quotes from Leaders in Disruptive Technology  

"I get asked about work-life balance all the time. And my view is, that's a debilitating phrase because it implies there's a strict trade-off."

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos argues for a different approach to work and home life

“I think the real question, as the internet becomes more important in people’s lives, is what is the right regulation, not whether there should be or not.”

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg addresses the subject of regulation during his testimony to congress

“It’s changing the balance of power from the giant digital marketing companies to focus on the needs of individuals and democratic society. That’s an incredible breakthrough.”

Jeffrey Chester, founder of the Center for Digital Democracy, on the benefits of GDPR

"I created this idea for the Internet and I wanted anybody who could write text on the Internet to be able to participate in global conversations."

Chris Messina, the inventor of the hashtag, on its goals and potential

“Every company should do what they’re good at. There are actors who are just good at acting. Everyone shouldn’t try to do every single thing in the world.”

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak on the current trend for tech companies to branch out into different fields

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