odd
odd

Apparently Google is 33 years old today(!)

|
Embed
adders
adders

@odd I thought Google was founded in '98?

|
Embed
odd
odd

@adders ‘89 tele-text said. I thought it was a bit early too. Maybe they switched the numbers.

|
Embed
In reply to
adders
adders

@odd Google's own history page says 1998. Research project started in 1996, domain purchased in 1997, company incorporated in 1998. So, it's between 24 and 26 years old, depending on where you view it as starting.

|
Embed
odd
odd

@adders I’m never going to trust NRK Tele-Text again! 🤨

|
Embed
adders
adders

@adders All of which makes me feel very old, but not as old as my students make me feel when I mention Lycos and AltaVista.

|
Embed
odd
odd

@adders Those were the days!

|
Embed