If you’ve opened Google’s home page today, you might be wondering why its usual logo has been replaced by a barcode. Today marks the 57th anniversary of when the patent was granted to inventors Bernard Silver and Norman Woodland.
Out of curiosity, we thought we’d run the image through an online barcode decoder. Of course, they hadn’t used any old barcode to replace the usual logo, unsurprisingly it spelled something out. Here’s the results:
Googleg, apparently! Whether this was an error or not remains to be seen.