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Barbara Cassin

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780823278060

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823278060.001.0001

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Google Inc.: From Search to Global Capital

Google Inc.: From Search to Global Capital

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Google Me

Barbara Cassin

, Michael Syrotinski
Fordham University Press

A playful account of the origins of Google, including a concise explanation of the PageRank algorithm. The history is narrated in a vivid present tense as a capitalist success story, with Sergey Brin and Larry Page as its two adventurer heroes. The chapter resonates with the many different literary and cultural connotations of the name “Google,” particularly in relation to Joyce and the “googly” in cricket.

Keywords:   capitalism, Google, Googol, IPO, Joyce, ogle, PageRank, search engine

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