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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Amazon backs down in Google streaming spat - BBC News
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Google researchers use AI to spot distant exoplanets - Engadget
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Google now offers discounted tours and activities for bundling your ... - The Verge
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Google, Looking to Tiptoe Back Into China, Announces AI Center - New York Times
— New York Times Google , Looking to Tiptoe Back Into China, Announces AI Center New York Times HONG KONG — Google pulled some of its core businesses out of China seven years ago, after concluding that government controls and surveillance ran counter to its commitment to a free and open internet. Since then, as China's online scene has grown and ... Google Plans Big AI Push in China Fortune Google Heads to Far East In China-AI Push AdAge.com Google's Return to China Foretells a Global Race to Deliver AI MIT Technology Review TechCrunch - The Verge - CNNMoney - Google Careers all 145 news articles »
Google is rolling out 'Getting around' preferences in Assistant - Android Police
— Android Police Google is rolling out 'Getting around' preferences in Assistant Android Police Finding directions is a popular use for Google Assistant, but what if you aren't driving? Or, what if you only drive sometimes, but your commute involves walking or biking? Google appears to be rolling out a new setting in Assistant to accommodate this ...
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