There’s a lot of talk these days in the media about being disruptive. Disruptive meaning changing the world through technology and digital product invention. Amazingly a lot of the young tech, and marketing geniuses I currently admire wear the same long-shaggy haired looks, baggyy jeans and granny glasses as some of my friends did during my college days in the 1970s.
Being disruptive is who we are as Americans. Back in the 1960s and 1970s thousands of baby boomers took to the streets to demand civil rights and change America’ landscape racially and economically. Still other boomers, tinkered with the new technology while in their garages and dorm rooms – Bill Gates, Steven Case and the Steve Jobs – inventing products that changed the techno-eco landscape and the way the world connects and communicates forever.
Today’s revolution involves hundreds of young developers and inventors who want to make the world a better place. Many of them are the subject of mainstream media focus but baby boomers still have a place in this techno-eco revolution – we invented it.