Quotes

"The ability to deep link into the android operating system gives them a huge advantage to reach inside the mobile network," said Elimeliah. "Google is re-engineering their search to go deep inside apps." said Craig Elimeliah, senior vice president, director of creative technology at RAPP, a Madison Avenue agency, to MediaPost 7-17-14

But I do wonder if the vast majority of jobs that we know today, more than 50-percent might be replaced by machines that can do that human judgment piece better.” Google CEO Larry Page, in interview with Venture Capitalist Vinod Khosla 7-3-14;

“I think ideally, one would try to tax more of the things that we don’t want, and either subsidize or encourage the things that we do want. The kinds of things people spend money on that are wasteful, you can imagine having higher taxes on. Or things that are harmful, like carbon, could be taxed at a higher rate. On the one hand, presumably it will slow wasteful spending.” Google Cofounder Sergey Brin, in interview with Venture Capitalist Vinod Khosla 7-3-14;

“One thing I propose is that– I was talking to some government leaders. I said — actually to the President of South Korea. It was great. I said, ‘Hey, why don’t you just limit your laws and regulations to some set of pages? And when you add a page, you have to take one away.’ She actually wrote this down. She’s great.” Google CEO Larry Page, in interview with Venture Capitalist Vinod Khosla 7-3-14;

“Imagine you had the ability to search people’s medical records in the U.S.. Any medical researcher can do it. Maybe they have the names removed. Maybe when the medical researcher searches your data, you get to see which researcher searched it and why. I imagine that would save 10,000 lives in the first year. Just that. That’s almost impossible to do because of HIPPA. I do worry that we regulate ourselves out of some really great possibilities that are certainly on the data-mining end.” Google CEO Larry Page, in interview with Venture Capitalist Vinod Khosla 7-3-14;

“We do have lots of proof points that one can create intelligent things in the world because– all of us around. Therefore, you should presume that someday, we will be able to make machines that can reason, think and do things better than we can.” Google Cofounder Sergey Brin, in interview with Venture Capitalist Vinod Khosla 7-3-14;

"We designed Glass with privacy in mind. The fact that Glass is worn above the eyes and the screen lights up whenever it’s activated clearly signals it’s in use and makes it a fairly lousy surveillance device.” Google Spokesperson in responding to UK privacy authority admonition that Google Glass couuld be in violation of UK data protection law per the Telegraph 6-27-14;

“I wish we’d been more involved in a real debate... in Europe,” said Page over the ECJ's ruling. “That’s one of the things we’ve taken from this, that we’re starting the process of really going and talking to people.” Google CEO Larry Page to the Guardian in response to the EC “right to be forgotten” decision, 5-30-14

“It will be used by other governments that aren’t as forward and progressive as Europe to do bad things,” “Other people are going to pile on, probably… for reasons most Europeans would find negative.” Google CEO Larry Page to the Guardian in response to the EC “right to be forgotten” decision, 5-30-14

“one of the things that impresses me the most about our workplace is the culture of openness. For example, the fact that internally our calendars are open to everyone, and we all eat together. There are literally no doors at Google.” Said Abigail Posner, Google head of strategic planning, to Business Insider 5-30-14