After Words with David Vise

David Vise was interviewed about his book The Google Story: Inside the Hottest Business, Media, and Technology Success of Our Time,… read more

David Vise was interviewed about his book The Google Story: Inside the Hottest Business, Media, and Technology Success of Our Time, published by Delacorte Press. Mr. Vise was interviewed by Rep. Lamar Smith, chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property.

Mr. Vise described the history of the Google company which started when two Stanford University Ph.D. students created an Internet search engine in the mid-1990s. Vise said that with a combination of new technology and unconventional business practices the company continues to try to organize all information on the World Wide Web without charge to the consumer. He also talked about the enormous growth of the company, its innovative way of paying for itself through ads, its work environment, its controversial proposal to scan in entire libraries, and its recent public stock offering. 

Mr. Vise, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Washington Post, wrote the book with the assistance of Mark Malseed, close

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 4, 2006
Last Aired:
Aug 16, 2006

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  • Mar 04, 2006 | 8:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2006 | 5:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2006 | 8:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 12, 2006 | 3:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 16, 2006 | 7:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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