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This Day in History: September 2, 2008

Do you know what today is? Yes, it’s the day that Google finally released there much rumoured GBrowser browser, “Chrome”. Today also marks the First Anniversary of CarlJ.ca.

It only seems like yesterday that I was sitting at the office of my former employer on a Sunday afternoon when I wrote my first post, “Linux Surpasses Windows in PC Market Share”, congradulating the whole collective of distros for finally surpassing Windows 98 in market share. Well actually, according to the stats, they were both tied at 1.34% (As of today, Windows 98 has slipped to 0.66% while Linux has a whopping 2%, and will soon overtake Windows 2000).

A few days after that post, I received my first link back, and I knew right then that I was destined to be a blogger, and managed to write and publish a staggering 31 posts, with dozens of more drafts.

All kidding aside for a minute, I’m quite shocked at the number of people, the page views and comments that the site has received since then. When I first started, I remember telling a few fellow employees that I would be happy if I could get 100 visits a month. Over the span of the year, I’m averaging 221 per day.

In case you’re curious, here’s a few more stats according to Google for the year.

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