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15 years of Google: the potted history

I might not be the best qualified to write this article. I’m a young upstanding man of 28 years, so I was 13 when Google came along.

I haven’t known work, barely known play, and certainly haven’t known facial hair to exist without Google (some say I still don’t know about those things).

Google has done so much, not just ensured we never again have to climb up ladders in libraries, ask strangers for directions or call directory enquiries ever again. 

I’ve been exploring the Google timeline for nuggets of interest on Google’s 15th birthday

Crowdsauce #1: Batman, bunnies and bees

Hello all readers and welcome to our new thing, ‘Crowdsauce’.

No doubt this shabby pun is in use in many places on the internet, but here it denotes a round-up post, potentially replacing our weekly infographic, where we can relax and share some fun or interesting stuff (caveat: mostly pointless).

The categories will likely differ each week. Let’s go…