Thursday, January 26, 2006

A short history of Google, or don't be evil (except if there's a lot of money involved)

The Guardian has posted an essay from the London Review of Books online on the most successful spelling mistake on the stoc market: Google.

Nine years ago, two geeky grad students founded a company with the motto: 'Don't be evil.' Google is now the fastest growing company in the history of the world, so rich and powerful that it terrifies retailers, publishers and media firms alike. This week it launched in China, happy to comply with the government's censorship demands. Should we be worried?

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