We see its colorful logo nearly everywhere everyday. But how often do you wonder about what’s behind the fun, innocent letters?
These books tell the good, the questionable, and the quirky of the technology giant that practically runs a large proportion of our phones, internet and even laptops. From unique accounts of early employees to their mysterious algorithms and how they change the way your content is found, these books are not to be skipped!
This is the inside story about Google, how it works, and how it’s been able to achieve its success in all matters Internet.
This book focuses on what drives the company founders, and examines google’s business decisions from its founders’ perspectives, beliefs, and ambitions.
Everyone who has a computer knows what Google is. I use it at least once a day, and as a regular user, I often wondered how they got started, who came first, etc.
I’ve been eagerly waiting for this book before it went on sale after reading about it on Reddit. The books start a little bit slow at the beginning but it warms up after that with a lot of interesting stories from the kitchen of Google.
The story covers the first five years of Google from the perspective of employee no 59. A must-read for everyone interested in computers, and history of the technology as a whole.
This is an interesting book to learn about Google, a global icon. It shares Google’s philosophy, its business plan, the innovation of technology and its culture, and other many aspects Eric and Jonathan did help build the company. Whether you are dreaming of becoming a business owner, currently are a one, want to work for Google or to learn how this giant tech company operates, this book will teach you a lot. I highly recommend you read it over and over.
I like when people share their bruises and bad lucks, and then explain how they managed to overcome it and reach success. This book is written exactly this way. Laszlo Bock, Google’s Senior Vice President of People Operations, shares the hiring techniques, insight regarding human psychology, their observations regarding what people will foster the prosper of your own company. Laszlo takes us inside the history of Google and what makes people perceive it as one of the best places to work in the world.
This book is a good, un-biased look into how to run Google Ads. (Asking Google for a advice on running Google ads is like asking a seller how much you should pay for their house – their advice is going to be very biased.) Perry gives insights into how Google runs as well as great info on how to make your ad campaigns more profitable.
Second half of book is on Google Patent, specifically, DOCUMENT SCORING BASED ON DOCUMENT CONTENT UPDATE (Google Panda/Content Freshness) and METHOD FOR NODE RANKING IN A LINKED DATABASE (PageRank/Links)