Eric J. Topol, MD: Hello. I am Eric Topol, editor-in-chief of Medscape. I have a thoroughly delightful chance today to interview Vinod Khosla, who many years ago started Khosla Ventures, one of the most successful venture capital firms in the world.
Vinod, I think you started out in engineering in India at one of the most prestigious institutes of technology, then you went to Carnegie Mellon, and then Stanford. But engineering wasn't where you landed long-term, because at some point you started Sun Microsystems, right?
Vinod Khosla, MS, MBA: Yes. When I started out, there wasn't a thing called computer science. That tells you how old I am.
In those days, you could pursue any new area if you created your own program because there were not a lot of programs. At the Indian
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