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Google I/O 2013 keynote

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  • stephen.shankland 5/15/2013 6:57:22 PM
    Robert Scoble gets first question and thanks Page for Glass. Page: "Robert, I really didn't appreciate the shower picture, though."
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 6:58:11 PM
    Before I came on stage, I had to turn off all of my phones"
  • stephen.shankland 5/15/2013 6:59:07 PM
    Question from Daniel Buckner from Mozilla: Are we going to see the Web be the center, not share with Android?
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 6:59:29 PM
    "We've invested a lot in the open standards around that." -Page
  • stephen.shankland 5/15/2013 6:59:46 PM
    "We've invested a lot in the open standards. I've personally been quite sad at the industry's behavior around these things." E.g. no instant messaging interoperability. "That's not the way to make progress."
  • Paul Sloan 5/15/2013 7:06:28 PM
    "You have to have interoperation, not just have one company milking off the rest." - Page
  • James Martin 5/15/2013 7:09:34 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:10:15 PM
    "Our goal is to get happy users using Glass"
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:11:05 PM
    "I think part of the answer is we don't know. Basic use cases are around photography, I love taking pictures of my kids with Glass. For me, that's enough."
  • James Martin 5/15/2013 7:11:09 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:11:31 PM
    "If you're walking, having Glass for navigation is amazing."
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:12:02 PM
    "Ultimately, a lot of your experiences can move to Glass. We're relying on you to figure that out"
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:12:37 PM
    "I try to use Google a lot"
  • James Martin 5/15/2013 7:12:45 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:13:42 PM
    "The raw material cost of the smartphone is probably around a dollar"
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:14:12 PM
    "I ask people in the matrerials industry how far off they are from the raw materials cost"
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:15:06 PM
    "If you took a 50 year time frame, a longer view, and started to make investments, you'd probably start to make money."
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:15:23 PM
    "I encourage people to do non-incremental thinking"
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:15:34 PM
    "I think we've had a difficult relationship with Oracle"
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:16:22 PM
    Smattering of applause for how he handled the Oracle question.
  • stephen.shankland 5/15/2013 7:16:35 PM
    Page re. Oracle: "Money is more important to them than collaboration. I think we'll get through that."
  • James Martin 5/15/2013 7:16:46 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:18:10 PM
    "In my very long-term worldview, hopefully our software understands what you're knowledgable and what you're not, and helps you organize to solve your problems."
  • James Martin 5/15/2013 7:18:55 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:19:03 PM
    "I could not be more optimistic about... computers helping us solve those problems for people."
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:21:00 PM
    Current questioner asking Larry about focusing on positive and changing the world. Also, doesn't look old enough to shave.
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:21:22 PM
    Page: "The pace of change in the world is increasing"
  • stephen.shankland 5/15/2013 7:21:48 PM
    "Old institutions like the law aren't keeping up with the rate of change we've caused with technology."
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:21:50 PM
    "The laws when we went public were 50 years old"
  • stephen.shankland 5/15/2013 7:22:22 PM
    "Maybe more of us need to go into other areas and help those areas improve and understand technology. That's not happening at the rate it needs to happen."
  • James Martin 5/15/2013 7:22:48 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:23:08 PM
    "We haven't built mechanisms to allow experimentation. There are things you can't do because they're illegal. I like going to Burning Man, for example. It's an environment where people can try out different things, but not everybody has to go."
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:24:10 PM
    Question about how Google can improve health care.
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:24:24 PM
    "we had Google health but we didn't make much progress on it."
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:24:48 PM
    "We found all of the problems were regulatory"
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:25:30 PM
    "DNA sequencing. We're all going to have that and it'll cost a dollar."
  • James Martin 5/15/2013 7:25:45 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:26:02 PM

    "So I ask questions about why people are so focused on keeping your medical history private. The answer is insurance."
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:27:00 PM
    Question about why there aren't more women in tech.
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:27:11 PM
    "I've been super-focused on that forever"
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:27:28 PM
    "Sergey and spend a lot of time interviewing women. We wanted to be sure our company didn't end up all male"
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:27:55 PM
    If there are more women in tech "we will more than double the rate of progress of technology in the world"
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:29:01 PM
    Hisses for question from TechCruncher, but Larry likes the question. Too bad we couldn't hear it clearly...
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:29:24 PM
    ah, democratization of smartphones
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:29:46 PM
    "Two years from now, the smartphone you have today will be in Africa and India."
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:30:22 PM
    And that's a wrap.
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/15/2013 7:33:50 PM
    Thank you everybody for joining us. We'll covering lots of the developer sessions today through Friday, so there's lots more Google I/O 2013 coverage to come. Stay tuned!
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