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Google Co-Founder ​Sergey Brin Doesn't Understand Us And Never Will
Jalopnik ^ | 7/09/2014 | Damon Lavrinc

Posted on 07/09/2014 8:49:56 AM PDT by nascarnation

Sergey Brin lives in another world. Like every other non-gearhead, he doesn't understand us. He doesn't get why we wrench in our garages, spend weekends at track days, or take off in the middle of the night for a ride. He's like your Aunt Martha, except Brin has the power to change the world. And he doesn't make those awesome cookies.

Brin recently joined his compatriot, Google CEO Larry Page, on stage with venture capitalist Vinod Khosla to chat about where Google is headed.

In many respects, where Google goes, so goes the world, so naturally, the conversation turned to self-driving cars.

Watch the video above (the topic comes in at the 21-min mark), and it's striking to see how Brin looks at the world of driving from a disturbingly fundamentalist perspective.

To Brin's mind, not just cars, but car ownership is inefficient, wasteful, and dangerous. They take up too much space, use too many resources, and, listening to Brin, are an unconscionable blight on society.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Computers/Internet; Society
KEYWORDS: automobile; brin; google
Progressives want to get you out of your evil personal vehicle to save society.
1 posted on 07/09/2014 8:49:56 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: nascarnation

He can p*ss up a rope.


2 posted on 07/09/2014 8:54:48 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: nascarnation
To Brin's mind, not just cars, but car ownership is inefficient, wasteful, and dangerous. They take up too much space, use too many resources, and, listening to Brin, are an unconscionable blight on society.

I wonder how many personal jets, cars, boats, homes, he owns. Typical liberal/communist/socialist. One rule for the plebs, no rules for the rulers.

3 posted on 07/09/2014 8:57:33 AM PDT by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: Durus

http://techcrunch.com/2011/12/11/googles-3-top-executives-have-8-private-jets/


4 posted on 07/09/2014 8:59:45 AM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: nascarnation

I for one am shocked at their hypocrisy! /s


5 posted on 07/09/2014 9:15:23 AM PDT by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: nascarnation

And yet conservative(?) dimwits too stupid to make the connection continue to GOOGLE


6 posted on 07/09/2014 9:17:33 AM PDT by lewislynn (What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in common? Disinformation)
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To: nascarnation
These are all noble intentions (until you think about how Google will monetize it all)

Curious why otherwise noble intentions stop being noble because somebody figures out how to make money off them.

Driverless cars are coming, and it's not because Google or any other organization is promoting them or going to make money off them.

They're coming due to market pressures. To stop them would require drastic intervention in the free market.

7 posted on 07/09/2014 10:33:17 AM PDT by Sherman Logan (Perception wins all the battles. Reality wins all the wars.)
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To: lewislynn

Comments like Brin’s assure me that Google has jumped the shark. It will only be a matter of time...


8 posted on 07/09/2014 11:28:22 AM PDT by akalinin
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To: akalinin

As long as the progressive regime controls DC, the crony capitalists at Google should be free to roam.


9 posted on 07/09/2014 3:32:36 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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