Larry Page is the American computer scientist famously known as a co-founder of the Internet giant Google. Page invented the search engine known as BackRub that was Google’s primitive version. Larry Page is a staunch follower of the productivity-centric model of Frederick Winslow Taylor. Page is an important figure for Carr because he represents the modern obsession with efficiency.
The timeline below shows where the character Larry Page appears in The Shallows. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.