The Creepy Line

Eric Schmidt Quotes – The Famous, and The Infamous

Growing Up

Day-to-day adult supervision no longer needed!

- Erich Schmidt, January 2011

Something You Don’t Want Anyone To Know

If you have something that you don’t want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place.

- Eric Schmidt, December 2009

The Creepy Line

Google policy is to get right up to the creepy line but not cross it. I would argue that implanting things in your brain is beyond the creepy line. At least for the moment, until the technology gets better.

- Eric Schmidt, October 2010

We Know Where You Are

With your permission, you give us more information about you, about your friends, and we can improve the quality of our searches. We don’t need you to type at all. We know where you are. We know where you’ve been. We can more or less know what you’re thinking about.

- Eric Schmidt, October 2010

Facebook Photos

If you have 14 pictures on the Internet, within a 95% confidence interval we can predict who you are. You say you don’t have 14 pictures? You have Facebook pictures, so there.

- Erich Schmidt, August 2010

Predicting The Stock Markets

One day we had a conversation where we figured we could just try to predict the stock market. And then we decided it was illegal. So we stopped doing that.

- Eric Schmidt, March 2010

Evil Is…

Evil is what Sergey says is evil.

- Eric Schmidt, December 2002