Who Said It: Larry Page Or Steve Jobs? (QUIZ)

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Google's keynote speech at its annual I/O Conference was a mixed bag. Yes, we got updates to Google Maps, the Play store and search. But where was the fun? Where was the pazazz? Where, in short, were the skydivers?

Luckily the conference did have at least one unexpected pleasure - Google founder Larry Page, who turned up on stage to deliver some remarks that were both inspiring and, occasionally, a little scary.

And for all their impact, it was difficult during Page's speech and Q&A not to think of other inspirational tech leaders, most of all the late Steve Jobs.

While the two had very different views about many aspects of computing - and led their companies into furious competition in mobile phones, maps and online services, their language is pretty similar when talking about the future of invention.

As an experiment, we've taken 11 quotes from both Jobs and Page, and jumbled them up in the quiz below. Can you tell who said what?

Who Said It: Larry Page Or Steve Jobs?

  • Question 1 of 11

    Technology should do the hard work so that people can get on with the things that make them the happiest in life.

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    We're gambling on our vision, and we would rather do that than make

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  • Question 3 of 11

    I'm actually as proud of the things we haven't done as the things I have done. Innovation is saying no to 1,000 things.

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    We’re all here because we share a deep sense of optimism about the potential of technology to improve people’s lives, and the world.

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  • Question 5 of 11

    We should be building great things that don’t exist. Being negative is not how we make progress.

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  • Question 6 of 11

    Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful... that's what matters to me.

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  • Question 7 of 11

    Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.

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  • Question 8 of 11

    Law can’t be right if it’s 50 years old. Like, it’s before the Internet.

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  • Question 9 of 11

    As technologists we should have some safe places where we can try out some new things and figure out: What is the effect on society? What’s the effect on people?

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  • Question 10 of 11

    I think everyone in this country should learn to program a computer. Everyone should learn a computer language because it teaches you how to think. I think of computer science as a liberal art.

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  • Question 11 of 11

    I can do most things I need to do to run the company on my phone.

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