The first night of the inaugural Code Conference was packed with new information, jokes, asides, idle speculation and tough questioning. Some key takeaways:
1) Despite being a co-founder of one of the greatest collectors of personal information on Earth, Google's Sergey Brin said the NSA's spying revelations were a "huge disappointment."
"I think that privacy is the expectation that secret things stay secret," he said during an on-stage question and answer session with Re/code co-executive editors Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg, the two founders of the technology news and analysis website. "Private messages stay private."