The Shallows


Nicholas Carr

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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.
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Larry Page Character Timeline in The Shallows

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Chapter 8
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Larry Page , Google’s founder, was obsessed with efficiency. His search engine was born from a simple... (full context)