Before the mega-confab pulled into our midst, Las Vegas Newswire had the opportunity to chat with Gary Shapiro (author of the new book, Ninja Future), who is president/chief executive officer of the show’s producer, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).
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“This is the tsunami of our lifetime,” Larry Ruvo told the crowd. “Your parents and great-grandparents dealt with polio. They eradicated it. The only difference between a person with polio in the ’50s and a person with Alzheimer’s today is that those people were locked into an iron lung, but they had caregivers 24/7. Well, there are no iron lungs today because they found a cure for that disease. With all of our help, none of us will be caregivers. We’ll be able to live our lives, take care of our families and have great memories.”