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Sergey Brin
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3 years ago we embarked on a project to put computing inside a contact lens -- an immensely challenging technical problem with an important application to health.  While I am delighted at the progress that project has made, I could not have imagined the potential of the initiative it has grown into -- a life sciences team with the mission to develop new technologies to make healthcare more proactive.  The efforts it has spawned include  a nanodiagnostics platform, a cardiac and activity monitor, and the Baseline Study.

It’s a huge undertaking, and I am delighted to announce that the life sciences team is now ready to graduate from our X lab and become a standalone Alphabet company, with Andy Conrad as CEO.  While the reporting structure will be different, their goal remains the same. They’ll continue to work with other life sciences companies to move new technologies from early stage R&D to clinical testing—and, hopefully—transform the way we detect, prevent, and manage disease.  
   
The team is relatively new but very diverse including software engineers, oncologists, and optics experts.  This is the type of company we hope will thrive as part of Alphabet and I can’t wait to see what they do next.
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Freefall!

You know the sensation of weightlessness you get from the drop of a roller coaster.  Well, you don't get much of that jumping out of an airplane because the high airspeed causes you to feel pressure the moment you step out.  A helicopter, however, can go very slow so when you jump it's like falling through space.
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Imagine letting the bulk of humanity suffer the consequences of living emotional baggage powered lives; when the emotional baggage can be converted into emotional health ASAP.

Your bottom line is not just, 'Organizing the world's information and making it universally accessible and useful.' It is also more specifically about, 'Identifing the world's problems and finding the solutions'. The biggest problems of America stem from focusing on just Mind Education while neglecting, ignoring and even Miseducating the Brain.

I have been trying to catch the attention of our leaders in government and in social media to take action on the fact that we have cutting edge Mind Education and messed up Brain Education. Just consider the following: Wisdom comes with old age because the emotional baggage that blocks wisdom gets ground out over many decades leaving the brain wise. Why can't we make apps that remove the emotional baggage now? Why let the emotional baggage settle in the brain; in the first place?

Wisdom above all is pure love, yet none of the experts, nor the dictionaries define wisdom as pure love! As love is an emotion; wisdom too is an emotion that springs like love from an emotionally healthy brain. Just imagine 44,000 books on happiness and yet none makes one happy. It is because all these books are addressed to the mind when even a child knows that love(wisdom) is a function of the heart. Wisdom is emotional health and is generated by emotionally healthy upbring of the young and brain therapy of the old.

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I had a blast today testing out a new kiteboat with my friend +Don Montague.  It was amazing to go ~2.5x wind speed.  But what topped it off was catching an actual green flash at the end of the day with the sun setting right behind the golden gate bridge.  I thought I had seen them before kinda sorta but this was really bright saturated no-question-about-it green.
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Morning of the apocalypse.

Straight out of the camera this am. Beautiful yet ominous sunrise.
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Fantastic Capture Sergey!
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"You there, pull over!"

[taken during sf fleet week]
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Me too
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Don't miss today's solar eclipse.  I took the one below a couple years back on Hao atoll.  It's very spectacular in person if you around Cairns right now but if not you can catch a live stream online.  It's about 5 minutes to totality at many sites.
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I liked this picture of yours Mr. Brin.ì like to watch eclipses 1

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I'm very excited to welcome Lift to Google[x].
 
We have news -- we’re excited to be joining Google[x], Google’s moonshot factory. We will continue to sell our Liftware system, and Google will enable us to reach even more people living with Parkinson’s or essential tremor who could benefit from using tremor-canceling devices every day.
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Does Google care for my privacy?
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I discourage anybody from cutting veins, especially if you are young. I will never be a software developer, I doubt that I will ever have any other job that I like, so for me it doesn't matter much if I feel my fingers again or not. But if you still have opportunities in your life it's a bad idea.
I managed to get what I wanted. My aim was not to kill myself (though I cannot deny that it was one of possible outcomes). So again, don't do it unless you know what you are doing.
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Feeling creative?
 
Seeking Glass Explorers: goo.gl/PbKWr

Last year we showed Glass to the world for the first time - we jumped out of airships, crashed New York Fashion Week and even took a ride on the subway. It’s been an exhilarating journey so far and there’s a lot more to come, but we can’t go it alone. We’re developing new technology that is designed to be unobtrusive and liberating, and so far we’ve only scratched the surface of the true potential of Glass.

Now we want you to get involved and that’s why today we’re expanding our Glass Explorer Program. We’re looking for bold, creative individuals who want to join us and be a part of shaping the future of Glass. Glass is still in the early stages, so we expect there will be some twists and turns along the way. While we can’t promise everything will be perfect, we can promise it will be exciting. 

We’d love to make everyone a Glass Explorer, but we’re starting a bit smaller. So, if you want to be one of the first Explorers, go to www.google.com/glass/start/how-to-get-one to find out how. 

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Me encanta...esperando que llegue al tecnología al área de las neurociencias
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No place in the world has made me consider my place in the universe like Jellyfish Lake. Millions of creatures all drifting seemingly aimlessly, searching for light, for the energy to spawn so generations of their offspring may do the same years later. I take a small breath, sink toward the bottom, watching them in wonder and think are we really so different?
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Loved the comparison,are we really so diffrent. You respect every creature.
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Check out today's Google Doodle celebrating Lady Ada Lovelace, the world's first computer programmer.  I found the linked blog post fascinating. 
 
Lady Ada Lovelace, born nearly two centuries ago on December 10, 1815, is considered by some to be the world’s first computer programmer. In 1843, she published the first algorithm intended for use on Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine. Nearly a century before the first computers were built, Ada envisaged a day when a single machine would be capable of a myriad of tasks, limited only by the creativity of its programmer.

Today we're celebrating Ada's prophetic vision for computing with a doodle on homepages worldwide. We hope today's doodle inspires people to find out more about Ada, and about the contributions made by women in general to science and technology. Read more: http://goo.gl/zL9Ar
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Pa-cif-ic: calm, tranquil, at peace.

On a rare day when this ocean earns its name, +Anne Wojcicki finds tranquility in the stunning waters of Maupiti.
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Hey Sergey, you knew my mom, Cheryle Pingel... She believed in you guys before anyone else did... I did too. she had a massive stroke..... she isn't asking for anything, I'm not either.... we are just looking for help for Austin Speech Labs... It helps stroke victims who can't afford any more help... I know you are cool... I met you before the fame... I know you get pulled so many ways... No worries, but I I hope you remember my mom... she loved you! 
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I must confess, I am dreading today's elections.
Not because of who might win or lose.
Not because as a Californian, my vote for President will count 1/3 as much as an Alaskan (actually it won't matter at all -- I'm not in a swing state).
Not because my vote for Senate will count 1/50 as much as an Alaskan.

But because no matter what the outcome, our government will still be a giant bonfire of partisanship.  It is ironic since whenever I have met with our elected officials they are invariably thoughtful, well-meaning people.  And yet collectively 90% of their effort seems to be focused on how to stick it to the other party.

So my plea to the victors -- whoever they might be: please withdraw from your respective parties and govern as independents in name and in spirit.  It is probably the biggest contribution you can make to the country.

[If you agree, pass it on to your newly elected officials.]
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  • Stanford University
    Computer Science, 1993 - present
  • University of Maryland, College Park
    Math + CS, 1990 - 1993
  • Eleanor Roosevelt High School
    1987 - 1990
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