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July 28, 2002: Meeting Sergey Brin

Red Herring: Dinner with the mind behind the mind of God. 'His father, a Russian mathematician, and his mother, some kind of rocket scientist, came to America to teach because "the Jews were the only people the Russians didn't want."' "All we do is search. Have you noticed that our Web site has actually gotten simpler?" he asked. "Of our 260 employees, more than 50 have Ph.D.s. We have the largest research staff dedicated to search in the world," he boasted. "Steve Jobs is crazy," Mr. Brin commented, apparently with approval. (Thanks, Reg, Tara!)

Posted by Aaron Swartz on July 28, 2002 06:45 AM