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  • In 1996, Page and Brin collaborated on a pioneering “web crawler” concept curiously called BackRub.
  • Some speculate that the early search engine’s nomenclature was a nod to retrieving backlinks.
  • BackRub, which linked to Brin’s and Page’s '90s-tastic original homepages, lived on Stanford’s servers for more than a year, but eventually chewed up too much bandwidth.