Edwards begins his book with an anecdote about a meeting he had with Page back in 2002. Bruised by the founder’s tendency to dismiss or ignore his suggestions, Edwards comes to Page’s office to offer an olive branch and try to ingratiate himself with his prickly boss. ‘I know I haven’t always agreed with the direction you and Sergey have set for us,’ he says. ‘But I’ve been thinking about it and I just wanted to tell you that, in looking back, I realize that more often than not you’ve been right about things.’ Page looks up from his computer screen, a befuddled expression on his face. ‘More often than not?” he replies. “When were we ever wrong?’