Google co-founder Sergey Brin wanted 'very little work' in 1996

Brin's old 'CV' is doing the rounds online, in which he said he wants 'frequent expense-account trips to exotic lands'.

by Rachel Savage
Last Updated: 21 Mar 2014

The internet never forgets, something Google co-founder Sergey Brin is in large part responsible for. So he probably won’t be surprised to find a document purporting to be his 1996 CV doing the viral rounds.

Not that there’s an awful lot to hide in it – just a lot of ‘look at me I can code, I coded stuff, I’m clever’.

However, if you right-click and ‘view source’, buried in the HTML code is Brin’s objective:



Google’s ‘large’ playtime offices are the stuff of legend and MT is sure Brin gets paid plenty and can expense the company account for trips to whichever ‘exotic lands’ he so pleases. Whether Brin does ‘very little work’ is doubtful though – hard luck 1996 ‘Sergey’.

Brin’s alleged old Stanford home page, which appears to be from 1998, is even better:

'Research on the Web' is still totes fashionable, thanks to Brin. But the cherry on the pixellated cake is this wonderful gif. Happy Friday everyone.

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