Quotes

"Google may want to become an automaker, but we don't want to become Google.” Said Mitch Bainwol, president of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, concerning privacy, per AP

'People always worry about change. We have to teach people to swim with the flow of technology, not swim against it,' said Google Search Head, Amit Singhal to AFP in a rare interview' 11-6-14

The search engine of the future will be the “perfect personal assistant giving you benefit of all technical knowledge, enhancing your thought processes”, said Google Search Head, Amit Singhal to AFP in a rare interview 11-6-14

“[h]ealth care stands at that crossroads now where we can read genomic information in a way that 10 years ago was impossible, so I think you'll see an even more significant change over the next 10 years in health care than we've seen probably in the last 50.” Said Google Executive Bill Maris, on CNBC, 11-3-14;

‘In five years it might be case that all advertising is either digital or digital enabled’ said Google VP for product management Jerry Dischler, per Marketing Week, 11-3-14;

Of Brin’s constant agitation to reach for the biggest bets, he adds: “He’s always on the more extreme side, which is important.” Said Google CEO Larry Page, per the FT, 10-30-14;

“The biggest companies are all within an order of magnitude of the same size, certainly in market cap,” “You say we’re going to take over all these important things, but there’s no example of a company doing that.” Said Google CEO Larry Page, per the FT, 10-30-14;

“Some of the most fundamental questions which people are not thinking about, there’s the question of how do we organise people, how do we motivate people,” “It’s a really interesting problem, how do we organise our democracies? If you look at satisfaction in the US, it’s not going up, it’s going down. That’s pretty worrying.” Said Google CEO Larry Page, per the FT, 10-30-14

“You can’t wish away these things from happening, they are going to happen,” says Page. “You’re going to have some very amazing capabilities in the economy. When we have computers that can do more and more jobs, it’s going to change how we think about work. There’s no way around that. You can’t wish it away.” Said Google CEO Larry Page, per the FT, 10-30-14

“Even if there’s going to be a disruption on people’s jobs, in the short term that’s likely to be made up by the decreasing cost of things we need, which I think is really important and not being talked about.” Said Google CEO Larry Page, per the FT, 10-30-14