by CIO Staff

Google’s Founders Didn’t Know HTML

Sep 27, 20051 min

At a recent lecture given by Marissa Mayer, Product Manager for Google, attendees found out some interesting facts, one of which was that the founders of Google didn’t know HTML. That explains the simple interface. It was also discovered that Google is a misspelling of the intended name, Googol, and that your e-mail does not go into a black hole, but they actually listen to feedback actively. And did you know that employees are encouraged to use 20% of their time working on their own projects? All you need is a PhD and a degree in rocket science from MIT and they might consider you. If you’re lucky. Read more.