Kai-Fu Lee, 李開復, spoke to over 280 people at the Google Crittenden campus today. He spent two hours talking and answering questions about what Google China is doing.
- Google strategy in China: 5,000 years–patience; humility– understand the users, Chinese internet user behaviors are different those in the US; build local expertise; advertising based business model
- China might be more advance in development and application of cloud computing because of software/media piracy
- Google creating Chinese specific tools, e.g. Google Chinese input IME that uses search results and latest search data to improve selection of Chinese words with same sound
- KFL’s advice to those who want to do a startup: be hungry, i.e. you’ve no safe alternatives and it’s live or die.
- He mentioned his blog
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