DETAILS OF THE BOOK
• Publishers: pan mac Millan ltd. In 2005
• Cost: Rs.259 on flipcart.com
• Pages: 326
• DAVID A VISE
• Pulitzer prize
• This is his 4th book.
• MARK MALSEED
• Information industry
• Investigative reporter
Spring 1995,New student orientation at Stanford.
William Gates Computer Science Center
Rajeev Motwani and MIDAS(mining data at
Inktomi, Altavista and yahoo checks
Digital Libraries Project, Links & PageRank .
Backrub & Its Logo.
Googleplex, google & G-o-o-g-o-l.
Google soon Overgrew bounds Of Lab.
Technology Disclosed to Stanford OTL(office of technology
Incomparable Google Potential. In 1997,Google has become
the de-facto search engine for the Stanford community.
Their advisors fund $ 10,000 for new computers.
They tried to sell this technology to various companies who
denied to take their technology.
Hence came out to be entrepreneurs.
Andy Bechtolsheim (legendry
Google Inc. ($1,00,000).
Top 100 Web Sites List.
Need of Angel Investors.(googleware)
1. Andy Bechtolsheim gave $1 million
2. Through two venture capitalists
• John doerr of Kleiner Perkins Caufield &
• Mike moritz of Sequia capital
Both of them raising together $25 million
Hiring a Pilot & Getting Google
Eric Schmidt .
Overcoming inktomi and overture.
Google socialist, yahoo captialistic
day & Global
Teoma (third generations search
Krishna Bharat and Google News.
Craig Nevill-Manning and Froogle.
Globalisation of Google.
Google Economy ( basically through click based
pricing of adds)
Going public ( initial share price was between $110
to $135 per share later reduced to $85 to $95 per share)
Space Race(winning of AOL in providing ads to it,
and innovations Google Desktop Search, Google Mini)
Show Down & Trick
Geico v. Google.
$1 Billion Per Year.
$100 Million Per Month.
$3 Million Per Day.
$50 Per Click.
The real battle being waged was
over recruiting and retaining the
brightest technologists in the world.
What does the book convey ?
Focus on Great Technologies.
Focus on Great People.
A healthy disregard for the impossible.
Finally it’s a good book that takes us through the journey of
google keeping us glued to it.