EVERY MOMENT IN business happens only once. The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine. And the next Mark Zuckerberg won’t create a social network. If you are copying these guys, you aren’t learning from them.— Peter Thiel
Astonishing Search Engine quotations
The kind of environment that we developed Google in, the reason that we were able to develop a search engine, is the web was so open. Once you get too many rules, that will stifle innovation.
Some say Google is God. Others say Google is Satan. But if they think Google is too powerful, remember that with search engines unlike other companies, all it takes is a single click to go to another search engine.
Memory has always been social. Now we're using search engines and computers to augment our memories, too.
My practical approach based on experience is to create a website for real Internet users, not for search engine spiders.
The ultimate search engine would basically understand everything in the world, and it would always give you the right thing. And we're a long, long ways from that.
Artificial intelligence would be the ultimate version of Google.
The ultimate search engine that would understand everything on the Web. It would understand exactly what you wanted, and it would give you the right thing. We're nowhere near doing that now. However, we can get incrementally closer to that, and that is basically what we work on.
I believe everyone should have an opportunity to search for truth their own way.
Humility, peace, child-like enthusiasm, acceptance, and sincerity is the true infinity engine!
Search engine marketing and search engine optimization are critically important to online businesses. You can spend every penny you have on a website, but it will all be for nothing if nobody knows your site is there.
That is really not much different from the search engines that are being constructed today for users throughout the entire world to allow them to search through databases to access the information that they require.
By being discontented, the spirit searches for ways to improve its condition and for a better channel for expressing itself. This sense of discontent is the engine that drives all creativity and innovation... Our blue moments are a necessary part of our human evolution.
Relevance is a search engine's holy grail.
People want results that are closely connected to their queries.
I'd be like, alright, I don't know anything about sales.
So I would search for sales on Amazon, get the three top-rated books and just go at it. I did that for marketing, finance, product, engineering. If there was one thing that was really important for me, that was it.
The Web provides a very easy way to immediately grasp what's going on.
It really offers the transparency, so you can see, especially with the search engine, how people are using Twitter at one glance. The phone doesn't allow for that.
In the future, search engines should be as useful as HAL in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey-but hopefully they won't kill people.
We understand the need to balance our short- and longer-term needs because our revenue is the engine that funds all our innovation. But over time, our emerging high-usage products will likely generate significant new revenue streams for Google as well as for our partners, just as search does today.
The nature of search engines is that they can make a major issue out of something small that no person would otherwise be able to find.
SEO is knowing what the search engines want and giving it to them... so hard they f***ing bleed
I'd rather have a search engine or a compiler on a deserted island than a game.
We all agree that parents have the primary responsibility of filtering the material that reaches children. However, children are often lured onto websites containing obscene material through the devious manipulation of search engines.
How we feel about the evolving future tells us who we are as individuals and as a civilization: Do we search for stasis-a regulated, engineered world? Or do we embrace dynamism-a world of constant creation, discovery, and competition?
Google actually relies on our users to help with our marketing.
We have a very high percentage of our users who often tell others about our search engine.
The ultimate search engine... would understand exactly what you mean and give back exactly what you want.
There really was nothing like it at the time.
We had good ideas for implementation, so we proceeded. I think it was an excellent solution to the reliability issues with existing search engines.
Open source is a beautiful way of collaborating;
but what's happening on the free Internet is more akin to the 'crowdsourcing' of journalists and other content creators by advertisers who no longer have to pay them - only the search engines that parse their articles.
We never set up Yandex to imitate what others were doing.
We've been in the business longer than other search engines and have created many original products.
A world where everyone creates content gets confusing pretty quickly without a good search engine.
Everyone knows what search engines are. But relatively few know how to use them effectively.
Many people bypass search engines altogether and still find what they're looking for online. These Internet surfers are using direct navigation.
Good website practice and optimizing for conversion usually makes for good search engine optimization. These work together to ensure you drive quality traffic and can persuade that traffic to help you meet your business goals.
Google will fulfill its mission only when its search engine is AI-complete.
You guys know what that means? That's artificial intelligence.
Good SEO work only gets better over time.
It's only search engine tricks that need to keep changing when the ranking algorithms change.
Like any big company, they've got a brand name, and they've got to keep extending it. Because the reality is, there's not a whole lot of difference between their search (engine) and anyone else's.
Google understood that if you're just a search engine, people assume you're a very, very good search engine.
We want people doing white hat search engine optimization (or even no search engine optimization at all) to be free to focus on creating amazing, compelling web sites. As always, we’ll keep our ears open for feedback on ways to iterate and improve our ranking algorithms toward that goal.