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Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin (born August 21, 1973) is a Soviet-born American [computer scientist] best known as the co-founder of [Google] , Inc., the world’s largest [Internet] company, based on its [search engine] and online advertising technology.

Brin immigrated to the United States at the age of six. Earning his undergraduate degree at the [University of Maryland] , he followed in his father's and grandfather's footsteps by studying mathematics, double-majoring in [computer science] . After graduation, he moved to [Stanford] to acquire a Ph.D in computer science. There he met [Larry Page] , whom he quickly befriended. They crammed their dormitory room with inexpensive computers and applied Brin’s [data mining] system to build a superior [search engine] . The program became popular at Stanford and they suspended their Ph.D studies to start up Google in a rented garage.

The Economist magazine referred to Brin as an " [Enlightenment Man] ", and someone who believes that "knowledge is always good, and certainly always better than ignorance", a philosophy which is summed up by Google’s motto of making all the world’s information "universally accessible and useful" and " [Don't be evil] ".

Early life and education
Sergey Brin , was born in [Moscow] , in the [Soviet Union] , to [Russian] [Jew] ish parents, the son of Michael Brin and Eugenia Brin, both graduates of [Moscow State University] . His father is a mathematics professor at the [University of Maryland] , and his mother is a research scientist at [NASA] 's [Goddard Space Flight Center] .

Childhood in the Soviet Union

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