One is you can get rich, that’s pretty good. But the newer part of it culturally seems to be that you’re like a hero. Steve Jobs is the epitome. You’re an artist. You’re a visionary. You’re a hero. You’re a billionaire. You have a tremendous amount of power … It’s like the fame of a rock star, but more power and more money. It sounds pretty good.

Ev Williams, on why young people want to become entrepreneurs.  

Techies in Silicon Valley are the new rock stars, or Wall Streeters. 

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