Discover and share stories

of adventure, connection, and change making.

3 people think this is good

Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google, chats with South Los Angeles teen

Juan Vasquez

The URBAN TxT leadership team was invited to a fireside chat with Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and Google Ideas Director Jared Cohen based on the book "The New Digital Age." Schimdt and Cohen cowrote the book.

Alejandro, a second year TxT'er, asked Eric Schmidt for advice on how to continue being a coder.

"Keep doing what you're doing. You will be wealthy beyond your dreams. I wish there were a million people just like you," responded Schmidt.

Watch more at

Continue to



  1. {{}}
  1. {{fields.video_link.url}}

Ready to post! You’ve uploaded the maximum number of images.

Your video is ready to post!

Oops! Nice pic, but it’s just not our (file) type. Please try uploading a .jpg or .png image.

Well, this is embarrassing. Something went wrong when posting your comment. Care to try again?

That image is too large. Maximum size is 6MB.

Please enter a valid URL from YouTube or Vimeo.

Embedding has been disabled for this video.


Posting comment...