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Author's Note

I've been a Google fan for a long time, so that -- plus my incredibly short attention span -- made me very interested to dig into their very fertile creative past. While I can't say I remember having heard of every item on this list, what's fascinating is seeing the details and features of these projects, now evolved, present in more mainstream successes. You can't keep a good idea down, even when it comes as part of a larger, less successful venture. Kind of inspiring, I think.

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