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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Could Apple drones take on Google Maps? - Christian Science Monitor
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Google's 21st- Century empire - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Okay Google, you need a cuter name - BBC News
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