The google story is remarkable for several
reasons.The author has taken pains to chronicle the rise of this corporate
giant in various phases.the language is subtle and the treatment of the theme
individual-centred as well as corporate
focused.The phenomenon is viewed against the backdrop of the land of
opportunity that is called America.
The irreverent tone suits the subject as well as the
theme.one fact mentioned in the book needs updating.one of the founders has since
gone to Harvard to complete his education.And his mom must be happier for that.
A few paragraphs would provide us the drift of the great
“ no enterprise has more computing power than google with
its network of garden variety PCs on steroids.
The company’s name
has become a verb in English and several other languages.
“Having a healthy
disregard for the impossible,you should try to do things that most people would
Founders Brin and Page wanted no one to come between them
or interfere in any way.The combination of dependence on each other and
independence from everyone else had cont5ibuted immeasurably to their
At google it is a combination of scientific skills,and
mathematical skills and computer skills
and also very strong skills about how to get people excited about their
The key to google success was breaking down complex tasks
into smaller chunks that could be handled simultaneously.
Burning Man is an excursion into the unknown. The
founders and their pals have made it to this ritual every year. It is “fleeing
the ordinary limits of society to return to this temporarily autonomous zone in
Google has something special for employees. A rule that
software engineers spend at least 20 per cent of their time working on whatever
projects interested them
And if something is worth doing, it gets funded.
They are onto googling the knowledge banks in libraries,
tracing the genetic breakthrough in labs and absorbed in ways to increase
Google is a shining chapter in human enterprise. Shows ho
far we could triumph if we have fire in