Feb 7, 2014
30+ Fascinating Facts About Google - infographic
Posted by Irfan Ahmad Digital Information World Author Pakistan author profile Friday, February 07, 2014 Google , info-graphics
Is Google the King of the internet? While not number one in every category, the sheer size and scope of their reach assures them a place at the head of the pack. And to give you an idea of how big Google really is our pals at Best Computer Science Degrees have put together a bunch of Google stats and facts in below infographic that you might want to check out. Some fascinating numbers are: The name Google is said to be a spelling mistake of the word googol which means 10 to the power of 100 (that is 1 followed by one hundred zeros). Googolplex (which is 10 to the power of googol) is a number so large that astronomer Carl Sagan had said something to the effect that it could not be written down in the space of the known universe. It seems, with Google’s intent to “organize the world’s information,” it’s an apt name. The spelling “Googleplex” is the name of Google’s corporate headquarters in Mountain View, California. Check out more startling facts in this infographic called A Closer Look At Google - Just how big is it, really?