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The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had.
People are surprised to find out that an awful lot of people think that they're idiots.
Half of Google's revenue comes from selling text-based ads that are placed near search results and are related to the topic of the search. Another half of its revenues come from licensing its search technology to companies like Yahoo.
I don't believe society understands what happens when everything is available, knowable and recorded by everyone all the time.
The computing world is very good at things that we are not. It is very good at memory.
The Internet is really about highly specialized information, highly specialized targeting.
The rise of Google, the rise of Facebook, the rise of Apple, I think are proof that there is a place for computer science as something that solves problems that people face every day.
And the more broadband we can get globally, the better. It's better for the world; it's better for our advertisers; it's better for Google.
Fast learners win.
Google docs and spreadsheets don't work if you're on an airplane. But it's a technical problem that is going to get solved. Eventually you will be able to work on a plane as if you are connected and, then when you get reconnected to the Internet, your computer will just synchronize with the cloud.
I had a rule that I had to go to bed before the sun came up. So I used to look up the sunrise times because I thought it would be bad karma to be going to bed as dawn was arriving.
People are building communities of people who use video. They're sharing them. YouTube's traffic continues to grow very quickly.
People assume that computers will do everything that humans do. Not good. People are different from each other and they are all really different from computers.
The thing that people seem to miss about not just Google, but also our competitors, Yahoo, eBay and so forth, is that there's an awful lot of communities that have never been served by traditional media.
We want to make sure the thing you're looking for is on Google 100 percent of the time.
We weren't here to hope and hang on. We wanted to win.
When the Internet publicity began, I remember being struck by how much the world was not the way we thought it was, that there was infinite variation in how people viewed the world.
Your car should drive itself. It's amazing to me that we let humans drive cars... It's a bug that cars were invented before computers.
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