…Not only do I think so — I’m positive five years down the road it will surpass them. Because today, Cloud is about helping other companies build software like Google does. All those great things about working at Google? Making them available to other companies — that’s the product market fit.
For the record: I think this is totally reasonable. We all do life differently. Hooray for choices and opinions! Let’s all do our respective things as we choose to do them since we only get one shot as far as we know. My entire world view is based on a genuine belief in personal freedom and autonomy. I just don’t understand why we have to obliterate each other in the process. Debate is reasonable. Being a fucking asshole is not.
…pect of making money from the companies we’ve built — companies we hope will grow and flourish. But growth is more than numbers. Growth is impact. Growth means improving our local communities; promoting our employees’ happiness; acquiring paying, loyal customers; helping users succeed; making and measuring improvements in people’s lives; and spurring cultural change. This is a more nuanced view of growth, but one in which quantity is decidedly not king.