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The Original Google Algorithm & Research Papers

The Anatomy of a Large-Scale Hypertextual Web Search Engine By: Sergey Brin & Lawrence Page Published: 1998 Google was conceived as an effort to better organize the rapidly growing amount of information on the web. Primitive methods of organization that involved a high level of human curation had already been employed but it was clear […]

Evolution vs. Technology: Comparing the Human Brain to Google (Infographic)

The Evolution of Human Head Computers Human beings and all life as we know it could not survive without search. If all search algorithms were to disappear in a single instant and no longer function, humans would cease to exist at that very same moment in time. This may seem like an exaggeration, but it […]

History of Search Engines

The first well documented content search engine was named Archie and was introduced on September 10 1990. It was a tool for indexing FTP (file transfer protocol) archives and allowed its users to find specific files of interest. Archie was created by Alan Emtage, Bill Heelan and J. Peter Deutsch while they were computer science […]