"In fact, technology has been the story of human progress from as long back as we know. In 100 years people will look back on now and say, 'That was the Internet Age.' And computers will be seen as a mere ingredient to the Internet Age."
"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing."Reed Hastings on Emo Philips
"Computers are like Old Testament gods lots of rules and no mercy."Reed Hastings on Joseph Campbell
"I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image."Reed Hastings on Stephen Hawking
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."Reed Hastings on Pablo Picasso
"I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user."Reed Hastings on Bill Gates
"About half my work in education is U.S. political reform around school districts and charter schools, and creating more room for entrepreneurial organizations to develop. And about half on technology, which I look at as a global platform."
"What's got me excited about the education space is the growth of the Internet over the next 10, 20, 30 years."
"When we think about online learning, it's such 'early days.' Bill Gates is a wildly smart insightful guy. Yet, even a guy as smart and insightful as that, 30 years ago can say things like,'Who's every going to need more than 640K of memory?'"
"We have a very wide range of content, but the brand-newest movies, what's happening with those is a $30 pay-per-view option - not from Netflix but from DirecTV and others - of movies that are in the theater."
"Our brand at Netflix is really focused on movies and TV shows."