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By Anonym 15 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Washington - having spent a lot of time there, I grew up there and have spent a lot of time there recently - is largely defined by detailed analytical views and policy choices that are not very good. You know, each policy choice has a winner and a loser, right? Somebody's ox is getting gored.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Half of Google's revenue comes from selling text-based ads that are placed near search results and are related to the topic of the search. Another half of its revenues come from licensing its search technology to companies like Yahoo.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Search companies, which I won't mention by name, tried to do so many things at the same time, they forgot all about search. They either missed the next revolution of search or they created an opening for a Google to enter.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Eric Schmidt

To me, what you want to do is find a way to let this play out between the virtual world and the physical world...Ultimately, I think society will get there. It will be messy, but we'll get there.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

People are building communities of people who use video. They're sharing them. YouTube's traffic continues to grow very quickly.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

If you're going to make a law, make a law that actually works. It's extraordinarily difficult.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

The average American doesnt realize how much of the laws are written by lobbyists.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

The computing world is very good at things that we are not. It is very good at memory.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

I think of Google as a set of overlapping things. It's a consumer platform, consumer phenomenon of which search is its fundamental activity, but there are many other things you can do than search... I think of Google as an advertising company who services the broader advertising industry in the ways that you know.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Google is very much a not-invented-here, build-it-ourselves culture.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Ultimately, in the Internet, openness has always won. I cannot imagine that the current competitive environment would reverse that.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Around 400 million people in the last year got a smartphone. If you think that’s a big deal, imagine the impact on that person in the developing world.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Technology is always evolving, and companies.. not just search companies.. can't be afraid to take advantage of change.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Eric Schmidt

We have an opportunity for everyone in the world to have access to all the world's information. This has never before been possible. Why is ubiquitous information so profound? It's a tremendous equalizer. Information is power.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Even though Google may do very well, there will always be an alternative to what Google is doing, and people will always have the free choice... because there's no way for us to prevent them from exercising that choice. That is one of the key aspects of why the Internet has been so successful. No technologies can dominate.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Bitcoin is a remarkable cryptographic achievement and the ability to create something which is not duplicable in the digital world has enormous value

By Anonym 15 Sep

Eric Schmidt

The rise of Google, the rise of Facebook, the rise of Apple, I think are proof that there is a place for computer science as something that solves problems that people face every day.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

One person's definition of evil is another person's different definition.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Eric Schmidt

We know where you are. We know where you've been. We can more or less know what you're thinking about.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Silicon Valley's involvement with Washington dates from one event, which was John Scully - who was the CEO of Apple - had dinner with President Clinton and Vice President Gore in 1993. And we're all going, like, 'What's going on? Why would we have dinner with the president?'

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

I still believe that sitting down and reading a book is the best way to really learn something.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Eric Schmidt

The policy of America to deny visas to technically trained people in the U.S. and shipped to other countries, where they create companies that compete with America, has to be the stupidest policy of all the U.S. government policies.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

I do want to emphasize that we've seen an explosion in the use of Google Maps and Google Earth for education. The earth is a special place. It is our home and it's why we're all here. And the ability to see what's really going on the earth, the good stuff and the bad stuff, at the level that you can, is phenomenal.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Eric Schmidt

You have to fight for your privacy or you lose it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

The best thing that would happen is for Facebook to open up its data. Failing that, there are other ways to get that information.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

A mind set in its ways is wasted. Don't do it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Amazon has well passed any expectations of its ability to change distribution and marketing.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

It's amazing to me that we let humans drive cars... It's a bug that cars were invented before computers.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

I've come to a view that humans will continue to do what we do well, and that computers will continue to do what they do very well, and the two will coexist, but in different spaces.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

If you have a child, you'll notice they have two states: asleep or online.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

I spend most of my time assuming the world is not ready for the technology revolution that will be happening to them soon.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Eric Schmidt

We know that Google Earth and Google Maps have had a tremendous impact on Google traffic, users, brand, adoption, and advertisers. We also know Google News, for example, which we don't monetize, has had a tremendous impact on searches and on query quality. We know those people search more. Because we've measured it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Mobile use is growing faster than all of Google's internal predictions.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

By the summer of 2012, the majority of the televisions you see in stores will have Google TV embedded.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Eric Schmidt

There were 5 Exabytes of information created between the dawn of civilization through 2003, but that much information is now created every 2 days.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

If you thought when you got your job at 20 that it would never change you were misinformed. Retrain yourself to be curious.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Even if is a bit edgy, a bit out of your comfort zone, saying yes means that you will do something new, meet someone new, and make a difference in your life, and likely in others' lives as well... Yes is what keeps us all young. Yes is a tiny word that can do big things. Say it often.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Supercomputer pioneer Seymour Cray used to deliberately hire for inexperience because it brought him people who "do not usually know what's supposed to be impossible.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Google is more than a business. Google is a belief system. And we believe passionately in the open Internet model.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

I think it's pretty clear that the internet as a whole has not had a strong notion of identity. And identity means, 'Who am I?' Fundamentally, what Facebook has done has built a way to figure out who people are...

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Show us 14 photos of yourself and we can identify who you are.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Eric Schmidt

When companies are growing quickly and they are having a lot of impact, careers take care of themselves.... If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat. Just get on.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Eric Schmidt

If you can't tell someone how to think, then you have to learn to manage the environment where they think.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

I had always assumed that the right way to do it was to these engineers, put them in offices by themselves with doors that they could close so they could think deep thoughts. This is a terrible idea.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Brands are the solution, not the problem. Brands are how you sort out the cesspool. ... Brand affinity is clearly hard wired. It is so fundamental to human existence that it's not going away. It must have a genetic component.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Remember, when you go to YouTube, you do a search. When you go to Google, you do a search. As we get the search integrated between YouTube and Google, which we're working on, it will drive a lot of traffic into both places. So the trick, overall, is generating more searches, more uses of Google.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Eric Schmidt

The more broadband we can get globally, the better. It's better for the world; it's better for our advertisers; it's better for Google.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

It looks like the thing that separates out the capable students from the really successful ones is not so much their knowledge...but their persistence at something.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eric Schmidt

One of the unintended negative consequences of online advertising has been the loss of value in traditional classifieds. It's simply quicker, simply easier for an end user who's online, on a broadband connection, to look things up and to figure out what they want to buy.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Eric Schmidt

Within search results, information tied to verified online profiles will be ranked higher than content without such verification, which will result in most users naturally clicking on the top (verified) results. The true cost of remaining anonymous, then, might be irrelevance.