Saturday, March 19, 2011

Larry Page Wants to Return Google to Its Startup Roots | Magazine [Wired]

See the article link below for an extensive preview/excerpt from Steven Levy’s forthcoming book (In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives)

Now, after a 10-year run in which Google’s revenues grew from less than $100 million to almost $30 billion, Page is finally CEO again, a role he always felt he could handle. The general public may not appreciate the magnitude of the change—to most, Page is just one of the seemingly interchangeable pair of wacky “Google guys.” But Page is sui generis and could potentially have the kind of impact Bill Gates and Steve Jobs have had. Nobody better encapsulates Google’s ambitions, its ethics, and its worldview. At the same time, Page can be eccentric, arrogant, and secretive. Under his leadership, the company will be even harder to predict.

Larry Page Wants to Return Google to Its Startup Roots | Magazine

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