11. Google Assumes We Want it to Direct Our Lives
Quote: "I actually think most people don't want Google to answer their questions, they want Google to tell them what they should be doing next."
During a sitdown with the Wall Street Journal, Google's then-capo touched on several subjects from the company's net neutrality stance to the Android platform. In typical Schmidt fashion, things turned weird after sharing his vision of Google's future and how users would rely on the search engine to tell them "what they should be doing next." Umm, yeah, the idea of humans acting as virtual labradors and taking commands from Google isn't something we would deem exciting. Let's us hope this isn't part of the company's master plan.