A lot of really great insights here on what is going wrong in America, from technology to education to innovation. I don't agree with all of it but his talk (and the book "That used to be us") is brilliant, no doubt.
From Youtube: "Reid Hoffman introduces, again, three time Pulitzer Prize winner and author of That Used To Be Us, Thomas Friedman.Mr. Friedman was our first inDay speaker and our first to return. He won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, his third Pulitzer for The New York Times after becoming the paper's foreign-affairs columnist in 1995. Previously, he served as chief economic correspondent in the Washington bureau and the chief White House correspondent previously. In 2005, Mr. Friedman was elected as a member of the Pulitzer Prize Board and now spends time looking to recognize others for transformative work. More about Thomas Friedman: http://www.thomaslfriedman.com "