Book Review : ' The Google '

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Nick Peist
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Omission Is Bliss In The Google Story, authors David A. Vise and Mark Malseed narrate the success story of Google’s creators Larry Page and Sergey Brin. This text goes to great lengths to give the complete story on how Google on because the largest search engine the world has seen since its conception in 1998. Vise and Malseed argued that with sheer intelligence, innovation, and unique business tactics Google has created an empire. And after such a short time they dominated the search market. They also claim that Microsoft the main competitor of Google cannot rival, google because google creates landmark quality products and Microsoft only suppresses competition with their abundance of resources. The text also explores how the Founders were influenced greatly by their environment and heavily supported by their families.
The story forces the reader into the current state of Google to explain to the reader the current prowess of the company. The text then takes a turn and drops you into the lap of Stanford Graduate students Larry Page and Sergei Brin. The two combined to make the perfect balance of creativity and genius The two quickly develop the link-rating system PageRank, and from there they had all of the components necessary to create search engine prototype, BackRub. The authors then display the integrity of Brin and Page first attempts to sell the Google search engine. They also describe how through extreme difficulty

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