The founder of AltaVista, one of the very first and most popular Search Engine, Paul Flaherty passed away. A sad news to some while to others, they don’t know him or his great product that revolutionized the web – AltaVista and his company “Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)” – the first Fortune 500 Company to setup a webserver and the first company to launch an official US City Website for Palo Alto, California.
I am one of the loyal user of AltaVista search engine ( https://www.altavista.com ) and it has stayed in the #1 spot in the Search Engine space that time.
Condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Paul Flaherty. God Bless You all.
Goodbye Paul Flaherty – AltaVista and Digital Equipment Corporation.
(Via SEWatch Blog.)