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.
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.
I don't know what would have happened if we hadn't won that AOL deal
We believed we could build a better search. We had a simple idea, that not all pages are created equal. Some are more important
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.
To me, this is about preserving history and making it available to everyone
These two chefs will play an important role in managing the company's growing appetites.
We just want to have great people working for us.
I don't think it's a big deal to show opera glasses to someone searching for binoculars that you somehow infer is a woman. But you don't want to pop up ads for H.I.V. drugs on someone's page, because you inferred they have H.I.V., when their boss is standing there looking at their computer.
It's clear there's a lot of room for improvement, there's no inherent ceiling we're hitting up on.
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.
Once you go from 10 people to 100, you already don't know who everyone is. So at that stage you might as well keep growing, to get the advantages of scale.
We've seen a massive attack on the freedom of the web. Governments are realizing the power of this medium to organize people and they are trying to clamp down across the world, not just in places like China and North Korea; we're seeing bills in the United States, in Italy, all across the world.
When it's too easy to get money, then you get a lot of noise mixed in with the real innovation and entrepreneurship. Tough times bring out the best parts of Silicon Valley.
You always hear the phrase, money doesn't buy you happiness. But I always in the back of my mind figured a lot of money will buy you a little bit of happiness. But it's not really true. I got a new car because the old one's lease expired.