In Pictures: Silicon Valley's tech culture - 'We ...
Don’t Let Laws Get in the Way
Despite Google's tech version of Disney's "It's a Small World," Google CEO Larry Page wants even more isolation, self-reliance and freedom from the tyranny of, say, public health regulations. Speaking at the Google I/O developers conference this summer, Page said:
"There are many, many exciting and important things we can do but we can't do because they're illegal or not allowed by regulations. As technologists we should have safe places where we can try out new things and figure out the effect on society and people without having to deploy into the normal world. People who like those kind of things can go there and experiment."
In Pictures: Silicon Valley's tech culture - 'We just want to be alone'