Larry Page and Sergey Brin were once computer science nerds trying to find their way in a world without Google -- but they quickly got to work on what would later become the algorithm behind the world's most heavily trafficked search engine.
When it comes to careers, boys are five times more likely to go into technology. Why is this? At what point are we losing our girl geeks to other industries?
I challenge each of you, as you reflect on your own vision and entrepreneurial plans, to take a lesson from Larry and Sergey. This world needs more exceptional people. Act like one and you too may beat the odds.
I dreamed I died and went to computer heaven. And lo, I had passed to the next realm, and found myself standing before the great and awesome entrance to my celestial reward, and there was a nerd in a business suit with no tie holding a tablet.
Can truly great ideas for companies really be separated from the people who generate them? If not, then are VCs and angels today operating on a myth?
Technology has been the ever-present caretaker throughout our history. It has been the muse for thought leaders like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Linus To...
The film, due in 2012, will shine the spotlight on Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page -- both radically different moguls than Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Here are five candidates to bring the search engine's story to the big screen.
One thing is certain, after the outright failure of Google Wave and lackluster response to Google Buzz, this is the company's last legitimate opportunity to go head to head with social networking king Facebook.
If you've seen my recent posts, you know I've been thinking about the brain lately. I'm coming up on the three-year anniversary of my craniotomy--for ...
There is no basis at present for believing that medical interventions based on postulated but not-yet-realized nanobots will perform their duties without the side-effects associated with every other therapeutic agent ever employed.
What I'm after isn't flexible bodies, but flexible brains -- Moshe Feldenkrais For an obsessive swimmer who craves the endorphins, the past two years...
Ever since September 11, 2001, America has been making life extremely difficult for legal immigrants who want to stay in this country, start companies and contribute to the growth of the U.S. economy.
Google's culture is focused on the idea that the company is the spearhead of a revolution. This sense of being part of a cause created an extremely motivated workforce, which allows Google to practice a kind of maneuver warfare.
Back in 2006, Google's executives had flown to China to cobble out a compromise deal that was shaky from the start because it violated five fundamental principles of negotiating sustainable agreements.
I don't know about you, but I'd rather live in Google than in China.
By exposing your Buzz followers, Google was exposing the people you communicate with. That could be a problem if that list included a potential employer you were negotiating with while still at your current job.