The power to connect the world: Hector Ruiz on TED.com

Hector Ruiz talks about his commitment to giving the world access to the Internet. Ruiz is the CEO of AMD, and through AMD’s 50×15 initiative, Ruiz and his company hope to connect 50 percent of the world to the Internet by 2015. Sharing his own extraordinary life story, Ruiz makes the case that access to education is life-changing. (Recorded June 2007 in Arusha, Tanzania. Duration: 19:57.)

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