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Larry Page and Sergey Brin
Transcript of Larry Page and Sergey Brin
Sergey Brin a brief history Childhood:
Attended Okemos Montessori School from 1975 to 1979. presentation by Abby St. Pierre
Born in East Lansing, Michigan, March 26, 1973. Education: Larry Page Personal Life:
Graduated from East Lansing High School in 1991.
Bachelor Degree in computer engineering from the University of Michigan (with honors).
Master Degree in computer science from Stanford University. He married Lucinda Southworth, a research scientist, in 2007. His father gained a Computer Science degree in 1965. His mother taught Computer Programming at Michigan State University. He has one sibling, Carl Victor Page, Jr. They have two children, but have not released their names. Awards About:
Sergey Brin Childhood: Born in Moscow, USSR (Russia), August 20, 1973. His father is a mathematics professor at the University of Maryland. His mother is a researcher at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. Moved to America in 1979; his family is Jewish and it was hard for them to succeed in the Soviet Union. Education: 1990 started at University of Maryland, graduated May 1993-- Bachelor of Science with honors (Computer science and mathematics major). Attended Paint Branch Montessori School in Adelphi, Maryland. In 1993, interned at Wolfram Research. Began graduate studies (in Computer Science) at Stanford University on a graduate fellowship from the National Science Foundation. Married Anne Wojcicki in May 2007. Larry Page and his wife Personal life: Sergey Brin and his wife. Wojcicki is a biotech analyst; she graduated from Yale in 1996 with a B.S. in biology. They co-founded a genetic research firm which allows people to analyze and compare their personal genetic makeup. His mother was disagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. Sergey has an 80% chance of developing it, too.
Google Sites (The FMRHS website is a google site)
and SO much more! They have one Child, Benji Wojin.
"As the philanthropic arm of Google, Google.org develops technologies to help address global challenges and supports innovative partners through grants, investments and in-kind resources.
We focus on problems where Google’s assets and core capabilities—technology innovation, global presence, making massive amounts of information universally accessible and useful—play strongest and where the solutions we create have the most potential to scale.
Since our inception, we’ve developed a broad range of beneficial technologies. Highlights include creating Google Person Finder, which helps reconnect people in the wake of major disasters; developing Flu and Dengue Trends, which use search trends to provide early warning systems for possible disease outbreaks; and building Google Earth Engine to enable scientists, governments and native tribes to monitor changes to the Earth’s surface. We’ve also funded organizations doing vital work for society, such as improving education, health and clean water access in the developing world, leading scientific discoveries about deadly diseases or incubating new forms of renewable energy." [http://www.google.org/about.html] Ever heard of google.org? Google Products The Google Green project. Google has been reducing it's environmental impact in an attempt to make a better web. UH-OH! Google has been under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission for about two years. They claim that Google is using it's market power to harm rival search engines. If the FTC takes action, it would be the most dramatic lawsuit by the US government against a technology company since the 90's. How did they affect the Internet? They invented Google! Sergey and Larry met at Stanford University. Before Google, most search engines ranked websites based on the amount of words that matched the query. Page realized that a ranking system based on the amount of backlinks a website receives would be more effective. Originally google was called BackRub. The name "Google" comes from the word googol, a mathematical unit. A googol is the digit "1" followed by a hundred zeroes. History at Google. Larry Page 1998-2001: CEO 2001-2011: President of Products 2011-present: CEO Sergey Brin 2001-2011: President of Technology 2011-present: directs special projects. From 2001-2011 Eric E. Schmidt was CEO. He is now Executive Chairman. Google: 1998: Top 100 Web Sites and Search Engines (PC Magazine)
1999: Technical Excellence Award for Innovation in Web Application Development (PC Magazine)
2000: Webby Award
People's Voice Award for technical acheivement 2001: Outstanding Search Service, Best Image Search Engine, Best Design, Most Webmaster Friendly Search Engine, and Best Search Feature (Search Engine Watch Awards) Page and Brin: 2002: MIT Technology Review TR100, Top 100 innovators in the world under age 35 2003: received honorary MBA from IE business school 2004: Marconi Foundation Prize
Fellows of the Marconi Foundation at Columbia University.
"Persons of the Week" (ABC World News Tonight.)
24th on the Forbes list of billionaires and as the 11th richest person in the United States Page: 2004: Elected to National Academy of Engineering
chosen as trustee for the board of the X PRIZE 2005: Made Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2002: Named a Global Leader for Tomorrow (World Economic Forum) 2009: Received an honorary doctorate from the University of Michigan 2011: 24th on list of billionaires and 11th richest person in the United States (Forbes) Brin: 2009: inducted into the National Academy of Engineering 2009: Fifth most powerful people in the world. (Forbes) 2012: 24th richest person in the world. Conclusion: Sergey Brin and Lary Page totally revolutionized the internet.
We use google for so much; how many of you have google set as your home page? Who has a gmail account?
Google is so impactful, it's become a verb; nobody searches for information anymore, they just "google it." Videos: