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What would you say is the biggest misconception about modern technology?
Gary Dell’Abate: I think the biggest thing is that people tend to shy away from it, like I have a guy that works in my office who says, “I don’t understand the stuff; it’s too complicated.” And as technology’s advancing, it’s really not very complicated any more. I think that people like that are starting to realize that when you see – the running joke is that my ten year-old set up my computer.
When the next generation is born with it, you can either stick your head in the sand, or you can just go with it. But stuff is not only getting more advanced; it’s getting much easier to use.