Far Eastern Economic Review Unwiring Asia's Billions: "Unwiring Asia's Billions
by Joseph Rago
The thing about China,' says Intel Corp. Chairman Craig Barrett, 'is that they've got infinite patience. If you want to know what they're going to look like in 10 years, just look at what they're doing now.' Mr. Barrett, the avuncular, 67-year-old chairman of the world's dominant microchip maker, rightly credits technology as a major driver of China's steady expansion, as well as an accelerant for social and cultural standards. He confidently predicts likewise for the rest of East Asia."