Inspiring Quotes of Sergery Brin :
Before Google, I don’t think people put much effort into the ordering of results. You might get a couple thouand results for a query. We saw that a thousand results weren’t necessarily as useful as 10 good ones.
The name was supposed to be ‘Googol,’ which is the mathematical term for a 1 followed by 100 zeroes. It was before the Google spellchecker existed.
It is ironic since whenever I have met with our elected officials they are invariably thoughtful, well-meaning people. And yet collectively 90% of their effort seems to be focused on how to stick it to the other party.
Too few people in computer science are aware of some of the informational challenges in biology and their implications for the world. We can store an incredible amount of data very cheaply.
Today, if you want to access a typical out-of-print book, you have only one choice – fly to one of a handful of leading libraries in the country and hope to find it in the stacks.
I’d like to get to a state where people think that if you’ve Googled something, you’ve researched it, and otherwise haven’t, and that’s it.
We deal with all varieties of information. Somebody’s always upset no matter what we do. We have to make a decision; otherwise there’s a never-ending debate.
We wouldn’t survive if people didn’t trust us.
Generally, health is just so heavily regulated. It’s just a painful business to be in. It’s just not necessarily how I want to spend my time.
We came up with the notion that not all web pages are created equal. People are – but not web pages.
In the future, search engines should be as useful as HAL in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey – but hopefully they won’t kill people.
"Obviously everyone wants to be successful, but I want to be looked back on as being very innovative, very trusted and ethical and ultimately making a big difference in the world."
Sergery Brin Quotes for Success and Innovation:
If you had all the world’s information directly attached to your brain, or an artificial brain that was smarter than your brain, you’d be better off.
I feel there’s an existential angst among young people. I didn’t have that. They see enormous mountains, where I only saw one little hill to climb.
It’s not enough not to be evil. We also actively try to be good.
Too many rules will stifle innovation.
Any conversation I have about innovation starts with the ultimate goal.
We are currently not planning on conquering the world.
You can make money without doing evil.
Currently we don’t have plans on conquering the world.
As we go forward, I hope we’re going to continue to use technology to make really big differences in how people live and work.
Technology is an inherent democratizer. Because of the evolution of hardware and software, you’re able to scale up almost anything. It means that in our lifetime everyone may have tools of equal power.
Sergey Brin is a computer scientist and internet entrepreneur. Brin served as the president of Alphabet Inc, the parent company of Google, till Dec 2019. He, along with Larry Page, is still the controlling shareholders of Alphabet Inc.
Brin was a Soviet Citizen by birth but immigrated to the United States with his family at the age of six. He enrolled as a PhD student in computer science at Stanford University. There he met Page and co-founded Google with him.
Brin has invested in Tesla Motors. He is also an investor in Space Adventures, a Virginia based space tourism company. He was also involved in Google’s AI-driven car project and alternate energy projects.
ABC World News Tonight named him and Page “Persons of the Week” in 2004. World Economic Forum’s nominated him as one of its “Young Global Leaders” in 2005. Forbes called him and Page the fifth most powerful people in the world in November 2009.