The following is the first paragraph from Google's first annual report as a publicly traded company."Google was born in 1998. If it were a person, it would have started elementary school late last summer (around August 19), and today it would have just about finished the first grade."
Google's 2004 annual report ended as follows."If Google were a person, it would graduate from high school in 2016. Given a typical life span, it would expect to be around for almost a century - or more, thanks to continual innovations in healthcare technology. Today, it would only have seen a glimmer of its full potential." "We're just getting started."
Creator: Gerald D. Thurman
Created: 17 September 2005