Television and Nintendo haven't molded a whole generation
into lazy slackers. Instead, the Xers are a better-informed,
less gullible, and a more independent populace.
Along with playing in garage bands, Generation Xers have started
garage companies - virtual cottage industries in a time of
And these start-ups are creating exciting and lucrative careers,
not more McJobs.
Yes, "there's gold in them thar hills!" and "X" marks the spot.
Markus Diersbock, Age 28
(Time Magazine June 30, 1997)