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wrong page, but interesting from 2001
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can we tell our kids oneday
"I remember when Google only had a billion pages, not like the six billion you have now" :)
probably oldest page of the backrub project (before being renamed to Google)
this one is probably the oldest true Google reference in wayback from Dec 10, 1997
and this wayback link is really funny/interesting:
Wonder where your search runs? Here are the machines:
this gem is NOT to be missed:
compare his photo then to:
Actually my first internet access was via a gateway to a fidonet bbs :)
Google was just a dream then, the www hadn't been invented yet!
[edited by: amznVibe at 6:45 am (utc) on Jan. 25, 2003]
There was a recent thread where someone was wondering if there was any significance to the colors in the Google Logo. I wonder if the Lego blocks are just a coincidence.
those colors appear around the backrub project too so its possible
the color choices were made before it was renamed to Google
the colors are also nice non-dithering colors which would be a smart choice
for the many 640x480x16 color monitors still in use back then... I would bet they
greyscale nicely as well! :)
I believe the "modern" palette of google colors are
Check out this message out from the very beginning of 1996 regarding his development of a Java search engine!