The Legend of Google
Lawrence Edward Page
Larry Page (byname)
March 26, 973 in East Lansing, Michigan
Carl Vincent Page and Gloria Page
East Lansing High School
University of Michigan
cofounder of Google
the President of Products of for Google Inc.(currently)
As of 2005 Page has been estimated to be worth US$12 billion and
is sixteenth in Forbes 400 list and making him the 27th richest
person in the world.
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"The Anatomy of a Large-Scale
Hypertextual Web Search Engine".
Google (Googol: 1 followed by 100 zeros)
Menlo Park, California
Mountain View, California (currently)
initial public offering (August 2004)
200 million queries each day
Larry Page ,Sergey Brin (and CEO Eric
Do not be evil.
information in many different languages
get all information in one query
Google Books, Google News
Archive, Google Toolbar , Google Chrome
Search is at the heart of
Google. (personalized search)
“perfect search engine” that “understands exactly
what you mean and gives you back exactly what you
update algorithms on a weekly basis
from Googlebots to Realtime Search
Speed(major search priority)
one-fourth of a second (compare to one-tenth of a
second) autocomplete, Google Instant
a small company feel
being comfortable sharing ideas and
each Googler is equally important
questions directly to Larry or Sergey
favor ability over experience
Local expressions of each location
Bicycles or scooters; dogs; lava lamps; massage
chairs; large inflatable balls.
very few solo offices.
Foosball, pool tables, volleyball courts, assorted
video games, pianos, ping pong tables, and
gyms that offer yoga and dance classes.
Grassroots employee groups for all interests
maels at a variety of cafés.
The market of china is hard to take.
The privacy of user is possible to be stolen.
The copyright of photo and article.
Google earth intrude into people’s privacy.
About the talk
May 2, 2009
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
“Larry Page's University of Michigan
The speaker told the process of the establishment
of Google. When he was just a stundant, he
came up with an idea that download the whole
web. Although it listened a bit crazy that time, he
didn’t mind. Instead, he scripted his dream and
tried his best to make it come true.
Words convert into 轉換成
co-op 合作社 disregard 置之度外；不顧一切
ceiling 天花板 incubate 醞釀
filthy 骯髒的 hardware 硬體
boarder 寄宿生 leverage 槓桿
plaque 名牌 crumble 崩塌
passing fad 退流行的熱潮 exhilarated 欣喜若狂的
dissertation 論文 cannon 大砲
velvet hood 絲絨兜帽 invincible 無敵的
assembly line 支配(組裝)線 devastate 蹂躪
blunt 鈍的 gutter 排水溝
upbringing 教養 limp 癱軟的
brat 小子 rural 農村的
gasbag 廢話連篇的人 complication 併發症
Sometimes it is important to wake up and
The optimism of youth is often
That is, if we "have a healthy disregard
for the impossible" and actually build new