Slug: origin-of-the-pagerank Date: 2002-04-09 Title: Origin of the PageRank&trademark; layout: post

This article in the NYTimes includes a comment on the origin of the name of Google’s mystically powerful PageRank&trademark;:

The cornerstone of Google’s search technology is something it calls Page Rank (after Larry Page, not Web page).

Heh. I learn something new every day.