The College Report That Started Google

Read the original report on Google by Sergey Brin and Lawrence Page – the school project at Stanford University that began the Search Engine mecca you know today.

This amazing article, a shorter version of their entire project, is still original and unedited.

Amazing to consider that Google originally contained a database of 24 million pages, on 109gb of disk space. By comparison, most home computers now come with 500gb of disk space!

Today, it’s reported that Google contains an index of over 45 billion pages! [source]

Though Google has changed a lot since then, if you’re interested in the base of how they pioneered the Search Engine industry, this is a great read. If you’re into Social Media, Page Rank, how to get better ranking in Google, or Search Engine Optimization – this is a necessary read!

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The Most Inspiring History of the Internet

Web Development Video

 

We Built This World Wide Web. Look at what we’ve accomplished. To you, it’s just web development. Creating websites. Search Engines. Something about hashtags and cat photos.

To us, it is a land of opportunity. But it wasn’t always this way. From the evolution of generation after generation. Text Pages to Streaming Video. Geocities to Gmail. The internet in your pocket. Yes, time’s have changed. But there was no template. Web developers across the globe paved the way, and for this, we salute you.

This video will inspire you. If you work in web design, hold your head high. 

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The blunt truth, from across the pond.

Working as a designer for over a decade, you get to work with all different types of clients. While each experience is different, many share some ill-attributes. Overly-controlling, insistant on their input, and honestly design-inhibiting. Which means only a select few get the best out of their designer. Continue reading The blunt truth, from across the pond.