Today’s Google Doodle: Jules Verne’s 183rd BirthdayCategory: Computers
This one will make you seasick.
In honor of Jules Verne’s 183rd birthday, Google has in its homepage today a doodle where the letters of its logo are transformed into potholes of a submarine.
This is interactive as there’s a stick shift where you can navigate the submarine in the ocean teeming with various creatures and a shipwreck.
The logo is in honor of Verne’s most famous novel, “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea “.
Here’s the video if you somehow missed the doodle.
Jules Gabriel Verne (was a French author from Brittany who pioneered the science-fiction genre. He is best known for novels such as Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870), A Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873).
Verne, along with Hugo Gernsback and H. G. Wells, is often popularly referred to as the “Father of Science Fiction”.
To know more about the man, check out his Wikipedia entry. [Jules Verne]If you want to receive my latest posts, please subscribe to my full feed RSS or have them delivered through email. Just enter your email address below and hit the Subscribe button.