Sep 27 (TruthDive): The mastermind Google turns 14 today. The company has put up a special doodle to mark this event – a chocolate cake with an inscription – GOOGLE and has 14 candles glowing on it. After seconds, the cake wraps itself up with the underlying sheet showcasing GOOGLE.
This doodle shall be up in the GOOGLE homepage throughout the day. Google is popular and well known when it comes to doodles. The doodles are designed based on events ranging from news events, civic milestones, birthdays, death anniversaries and important dates in history. The recent ones of its hot stuff were the Olympic doodles which lets user to play their own animated Olympic game.
It was in the year 1998 when two Stanford university students, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, got together to form this company which has now become an integrated part of our daily lives. Interestingly, the story behind ‘how it all began’ was as simple as a Library Management Project at Stanford.
Google began in March 1996 as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Ph.D. students at Stanford working on the Stanford Digital Library Project (SDLP). The SDLP’s goal was “to develop the enabling technologies for a single, integrated and universal digital library.”