Computer Science At Stanford University

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In the summer of 1995 Larry Page was 22 years old when he visited Stanford University as a candidate of a future Ph.D. student in computer science. Sergey Brin was 21 years old a second-year graduate student in the computer science at Stanford University. Sergey was a mathematical whiz, which was already pursuing his Ph.D. in that department. They had several things in common However, Larry and Sergey didn’t hit off well in fact, and they spent time arguing. They finally calmed down enough so they could begin doing a research project together at Stanford University. They created a search engine in 1996 called Back Rub. Back Rub operated on Stanford servers for a year. It was one of the best-networked institutions on the planet. Therefore, in 1997 Google.com became a registered domain on September 15. Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Larry and Sergey spent the winter of 1998 in the garage that they rented for $ 1,700 a month from YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki in Menlo Park, California. This is where Google was born. Therefore, both of them spend their days and night with on the search engine. Sergey worked on the math portion and Larry worked on strategy. Today Larry Page (age 43) is an estimated net worth 39 billion, and Sergey Brin (age 42) is an esrimated net worth 38.1 billion. The culture of Google is to hire smart and determined people, giving favor to ability over experience. The common goals…
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