This month Google turns 15 years old. That's pretty crazy when you think about where the company has gone from being the work of two Stanford students to now the internet monolith it is. Either way, it all started with search, and today we're treated to a bit of an easter egg that'll give you a blast from the past.
Go to Google and search for "google in 1998" and you'll see this:
Google has come a long way in the last decade and a half, and today blogged about many important new features its added since 1998.
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Funny how "Do No Evil" became "Do Some Evil As Long As It's Secret".
easter egg, because of all the media sites that have made a
reference to it, ie. irony being Google has itself indexed them,
making it harder to find the egg. :D
I remember when it was all Yahoo and AltaVista... and webcrawler.
And before that, archie & gopher. Sheesh, makes me feel like a
Yes they can be forced to give the data. However, they could have made a loud stink about it in public. Then fought a massive, lengthy and very public legal battle. At the same time removing all Google searches for government web sites.