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with Danny Stricker (age 11)
Dr. Irwin Jacobs, Chairman of Qualcomm
|Stricker: What do spend most of your time on as chairman?
Jacobs: I spend about a third of my time on technical and interacting with my engineering folks here, about a third of my time interacting with customers on their issues and trying to look at the products and perhaps a third of my time on organizational issues.
Stricker: What will the phones of the future be like?
Jacobs: Well they’re going to be very interesting phones. They will be not just telephones but they will also allow access to the internet and be fairly powerful computers in their own right. Some will have little cameras on them so that you will be able to take a picture and immediately communicate wirelessly. For many people they may in fact end up replacing their computers.
Stricker: You know that commercial where the girl in Italy buys a soda from a machine with her cell phone? Is that going to happen?
Stricker: What one thing do you do that makes you successful?
Stricker: What was your favorite book as a kid?
Stricker: What do you think will be the biggest next new thing?
Stricker: What do you think technology will be like in fifty years?