Daily Archives: June 9, 2012


Why is google not spelled googol (the correct spelling)

As Larry Page, the co-founder of Google.com narrates: “Lucas Pereira: ‘You idiots, you spelled [Googol] wrong!’ But this was good, because google.com was available and googol.com was not. Now most people spell ‘Googol’ ‘Google’, so it worked out OK in the end.” or according to Google corp. 1999: ” 10^100 (a gigantic number) is a