YOU WANNA GET INSPIRED THIS WEEK – HERE YOU HAVE IT (LARRY PAGE & SERGY BRIN) THE MEN BEHIND GOOGLE SEARCH ENGINE!
Just before I start the genius story, I want to use this medium for every reader to cast our mind to our personal life, to discover from our inner thoughts how we can actually visualize our life with a more colourful impact “more than just the story of this two great men”
LARRY PAGE AND SERGEY BRIN
Funny how meeting at times with peers of the same field could make a fortune in future from an unwanted product at early stage, and like all good genius start up stories, it would be important to know that Larry & Brin founded GOOGLE INC. in a friend’s garage in MENLO PARK.
In 1995, Larry Page and Sergey Brin met at Stanford University, as graduate students in Computer science. By January 1966, the two being PHd. Student had begun collaborating on writing a program for search engine as a research project. Working out on a search project they first named “BACKRUB”, due to its ability to analyze, estimate or link the importance of a site, using borrowed, cheap used PC’s to test run their server. Obviously this two had to sacrifice their way to the top.
They used their credit cards buying terabytes of disks at discount prices, failing to find anyone that would buy their product at early stage, but Larry Page, and Sergey Brin weren’t discouraged, they sought more finances, improved their product, and decided to take it public themselves.
EVENTUALLY, THE NAME “Backrub” was changed to GOOGLE, originating from a misspelling of the word “googol” which was picked to signify large quantity of information, and before the two knew it, the story of the unwanted PROJECT TURNED OUT TO BE AN INVENTION GREAT STORY, when co-founder of Sun Microsystems (Andy Bechtolsheim after being shown a quick demo of Google, changed the life’s of the two Ph.d holders with the statement,
“Instead of us discussing all the details, why don’t I just write you a check?”
Check there refers to the word “cheque”
The $100,000 Cheque given was made out to Google inc, even though it wasn’t yet a legal entity. Larry and Sergey incorporated, and within two weeks cashed that check, and guess what? They raised $900,000 more for their initial funding.
Google inc finally opened in Menlo park in September 1998, answering 10, 000 search queries every day.
Google Inc – as it as a company now, is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet related services & products getting majority of its profits from Adwords, Google owned site also include Youtube and Blogger. it’s also includes online advertising technology, software. Its mission statement from onset has been, “TO ORGANIZE THE WORLD’S INFORMATION & MAKE IT UNIVERSALLY ACCESSIBLE AND USEFUL”
INTRESTED in knowing their worth – from 2014
OPERATING income (2014) US $16,496 billion
Net income (2014) US $14.444 billion
Total assets (2014) US $131.133 billion
Total Equity (2014) US $104.5 billion
Revenue (2014) US $66. 001 billion.
So you can just imagine how much of a success story you can turn out to be, when you put your dreams in action irrespective of whatever discouraging circumstance you find yourself in, or slow business seems to be. It’s your turn one day when you will be asked to spare the details, and an awesome check that would start your career will be given in return.
BRIEF PERSONAL STORY OF LARRY BRIN AND SERGEY PAGE
LARRY PAGE (Lawrence Page)
Born: March 26, 1973 (age 43) East Lansing, Michigan, U.S.
Larry interest in technology began when his father – the late Carl Page (Michigan state professor & Pioneer in fields of artificial intelligence & intelligence. He gave him a computer at age 6.
(PICTURE OF LARRY PAGE)
Larry graduated with honours from University of Michigan with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and concentration in computer Engineering but he concentrated more in Computer Engineering. His fame itself began during his Undergraduate years at the University, where he came to light when he built an INK JET PRINTER OUT of LEGO BLOCKS at age 24.
He decided afterwards to pursue a PH.D in computer engineering where he met Sergey Brin who was assigned to show him round Campus. At first meeting the two disagreed about almost everything, but at a later stage, their friendship began to blossom.
Known for: Co- founder of Google
Directing Google X
Born: August 21, 1973 (Age 42)
Net worth: US$37.1 BILLION (April 2016)
Forbes List (February 2016): he is jointly one of the three people listed as the richest in the world (21 overall), with a net worth of US$39.2 Billion.
PICTURE OF BRIN SERGEY
A Russian-born American computer scientist, philanthropist and internet entrepreneur
Brin Sergey, came originally from Moscow, at age 6, he and his family moved to the US, and his education picked up from there. At the University level, he received a Bachelor’s degree from University of Maryland where his father taught Mathematics, and thereby badged a degree in Computer science and Mathematics. Studying at Stanford he extracted patterns and relationships from large amounts of data.
Brin joined Google in 1996, in his Backrub search.
Testing Backrub search engine later that year on Stanford’s server, without a web developer, keeping the search engine simple, he stated (Larry Page)
“At Stanford we’d stand on the loading dock and try to snag computers as they came in” Page said in 2000, in an interview with technology Review. “We would see who got 20 computers and ask them if they could spare one”
It wasn’t until Brin joined Google in 1996, in his Backrub search that Brin and Larry’s friend bloomed. Starting out as friends, they founded GOOGLE. Obviously their fame, and resources they gave up then wouldn’t have given them the name, and humanity grace of search engine that we enjoy now on the internet.
Do you now know that there about 40,000 Googlers behind the tools you use every day from search to Chrome?
MORE SO, DID YOU KNOW THAT STEVE JOBS ACTED AS THEIR MENTOR?
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