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Ten years ago we launched AdSense to help publishers earn money by placing relevant ads on their websites. In Northern California where I live, summer is here, which means family vacations, kids’ camps, BBQs and hopefully some relaxation. Our first AdWords customer was a small business selling live mail-order lobsters. It’s been a long time since then, but a majority of our customers are still small businesses, who play a vital role not only for Google, but for the American economy. The Internet has been a tremendous force for good—increasing access to information, improving people’s ability to communicate and driving economic growth. The Internet is one of the most transformative technologies of our lifetimes. But for 2 out of every 3 people on earth, a fast, affordable Internet connection is still out of reach. We’re all looking for ways to get a little healthier and smarter about the choices we make. Having tools and information at your fingertips might help bring a bit of motivation to your routine, and of course good tunes and a strong community doesn’t hurt either. My friends and I used to play videogames all the time, squashed together on the couch, engaged in structured intellectual discourse about exactly how badly we were going to destroy each other. Thanks to modern technology you can connect with your loved ones by sending a quick note, a photo of your cat, even a smile :) around the world in seconds. This morning we sent the following letter to the offices of the Attorney General and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Many great scientists developed their curiosity for science at an early age and in January we called on the brightest young minds from around the world to send us their ideas to change the world.