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Finding stuff online: 20 years of innovative searc...
<h2>Google at Stanford (1997)</h2><br><br>In 1996, Larry Page and Sergey Brin began a search engine research project at Stanford University called "Backrub," which used analysis of Website back links to determine search relevance--a novel approach at the time. Backrub then became "Google," but spent the rest of 1997 hosted by Stanford at google.stanford.edu. <br><br>Screenshot courtesy of [[xref:http://blogoscoped.com/archive/2007-12-28-n47.html|Blogoscoped|Blogoscoped]]
Finding stuff online: 20 years of innovative search engines