On March 15, 2005, Google software engineer Chikai Ohazama published Google X on the company's blog. Ohazama wrote: "I hope all of you enjoy it - especially Mac users, who I'm sure will appreciate its lineage."
When Google X was launched, this little poem could be found at the bottom of the page: "Roses are red. Violets are blue. OS X rocks. Homage to you."
Although the project was pulled hours after it was launched, you can still see how it looked.
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Google Doesn't Want To Go It Alone With Driverless Cars - Huffington Post
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Email, texting and Google Docs: Santa's going digital - Bangor Daily News
— Email, texting and Google Docs: Santa's going digital Bangor Daily News “I sent my Christmas list to you in Google Docs. Can you help me edit it and then email it to Santa?” Sigh. The days of scrawled letters to Santa with crayons, smiley faces and Unabomber-like scribbles with serial numbers and price lists and naked ... and more »
Always On "OK Google" Voice Search is Coming To Chromebooks - Gizmodo
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Best Google easter eggs - Digital Trends
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Google auto push faces German resistance from Audi - The Detroit News
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Google May Open Own Campus in Hyderabad - NDTV
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