The Creation of Google

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  • Capable of searching 8 billion+ web pages
  • Simple advertisement system
  • Active in many other areas
  • Considered one of the best places to work

Silicon Valley

  • Known as Santa Clara Valley merely 40 years ago
  • Began growing as modern companies arrived
  • Nickname created by Don Hoefler
  • Most unequal place in America

Information Age

  • Rush of technological advances
  • Storing, searching, and expanding
  • Pioneered by Google


  • Lack of sensible search system
  • Scattered results needed sorting
  • Few competitors