Eric Schmidt:- Birth of Chrome

Background

Here is a humorous story.

 

Mozilla.Org

In the little clip, Eric Schmidt touches on how Google sought to make Mozilla.Org’s firefox better.

As the software developers looked more into Firefox’s code, they gained more insight.

And, went a bit further.

 

Videos

  1. Eric Schmidt – Birth of Google’s Chrome
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        Published On:- 2021-May-25th
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Transcript

Eric Schmidt – Birth of Google’s Chrome

The founders will play tricks on me

  1. I will say we are not strong enough to take on Microsoft
    • They wanted to do an Operating System and a Browser
      • We will never take on Microsoft
      • There is no scenario where we will ever do an Operating System and a browser
      • Cause Microsoft will kill us
  2. Yes, Yes
    • Yes, Yes, you are very smart
    • Yes, Yes, we have a lot of very smart people
    • Yes, Yes, we lots of revenues
  3. Kill Us
    • Microsoft will kill us
    • ‘Cause I have been killed at previous jobs
  4. Hire
    • They hired somebody to improve the performance of Firefox
  5. 6 months later
    • 6 months later, I was called into one office
    • This person that was called to improve the performance of Firefox, has managed to invent Chrome
  6. Shocking
    • I said, “how long, have you been doing this”
    • He said “I have been doing it on the side”
    • I said “No, you have Not”
    • No, you having it
    • You have been doing it full time
    • And, I had three more people
    • I had ten more people
  7. Larry & Sergei
    • Did Larry and Sergei know about this
    • Larry & Sergei encouraged it
    • Screw those assholes
    • I knew they were going around me

 

Attributions

Attributed to:-

Vijay Shekhar Sharma
@vijayshekhar
May 23, 2021
How Chrome was “invented” @ericschmidt
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