Google It: A History of Google


Author: Anna Crowley Redding

From a college project made out of knock-off Legos to one of the most influential companies in the world, award-winning investigative reporter Anna Redding shares the true story of Google, its history, its innovations, and where it will take us next.
Think. Invent. Organize. Share. Don't be evil. And change the world.

Larry Page and Sergey Brin started out as two Stanford college students with a wild idea: They were going to organize the world's information. From that one deceptively simple goal, they created one of the most influential and innovative companies in the world. The word “google” has even entered our vocabulary as a verb. Now, find out the true history of Google—from its humble beginnings as a thesis project made out of “borrowed” hardware and discount toys through its revolution of the world's relationship with technology to a brief glimpse of where they might take us next.