Monday, June 1, 2015

Steve Case: Get ready, the Internet is about to change again. Here’s how.

I don’t recall exactly what was going through my mind that morning, 30 years ago this summer, when a group of us in Tysons Corner, Va., launched a start-up called Quantum Computer Services, later renamed America Online.

I do recall what was going through my parents’ minds, though: bewilderment.

Their 26-year-old son, who had recently left jobs at two Fortune 500 companies inside of three years, was now co-founding a start-up with the audacious aim of making an obscure platform called “online services” — the word “Internet” wasn’t common then — part of everyday life.

In fairness to my mom and dad, we had picked a steep and improbable mountain to climb.

Click here to see the whole article in The Washington Post

From The Washington Post

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