Bill · Gates won the world’s richest man for 18 years, who will care about windows operating system known as Windows, the actual patent belongs to the famous Xerox copier products; if Baidu did not create, who would know the basic patent search engine "Robin Li’s super chain analysis" even more than Google Page Rank two years earlier……
as the world’s largest source of technical information, patent contains world technology information from 90% to 95%, while the vast majority of engineers contains bizarre inventions as their master, as the withdrawal time become the historical background: some are permanently stored in the patent office in the papers all over the world, and "change the world" missed some are inventors; in addition to explore the achievements of its creator, elusive business empire and brand myth.
excellent engineers are not necessarily equal to the outstanding entrepreneurs, countless technical talent, the real achievement of business is only a handful. The difference is, in addition to the engineer’s talent, beating the chest is the heart of an entrepreneur.
California Silicon Valley technology was not happy
1998, the 30 year old Robin Li is the standard template of the Silicon Valley Technology California million dollars net worth, comfortable Les Loges Du Park Hotel, happy family, as the core of the engineer was the most important search engine of Infoseek company, he has a reputation in the industry, as many international conference invited speaker. However, his heart is not happy, his life seems to violate the original intention of leaving Wall Street to Silicon Valley.
a year ago, Robin Li in the road · during the tenure of the office of Jones, has successfully applied for super chain analysis patent. But as a financial company, Tao · Jones did not pay enough attention to this. "I tried to convince them that it was important, but they didn’t have much to do with the business, so they didn’t care." So he came to Infoseek. Unfortunately, due to the company’s decision will be the traditional media as the future direction of development, the lower the degree of attention more and search engine technology, 14 years ago in June 18th, a sunny day, unable to bear the loss of Infoseek to Disney, laughing, mast scull ashes to ashes.
abandon the green card to return home venture
this kind of "Miss" and "regret" is not uncommon in the raging like a storm of Silicon Valley. As in the beginning of this article, the mouse and graphical user interface two patents belong to Xerox, but instead gave the other two companies in all life like, they are called Apple, a call from Microsoft. An engineer of Xerox PARC’s words might explain why Xerox story ends: "my job is that I can create the best technology. < > >