In our modern Internet world we seem to have this obsession with search engines. Who's the biggest, who's the riches, and who's an also ran. The thing is that Google hasn't always been the powerhouse it is today, or will be tomorrow - or not.
In fact there have been a lot of search engines that came before Google. Alta Vista, Excite, HotBot and even right back to the very beginning with Archie. Even today there seems to be a new search engine starting up every other week so it's interesting to take a look, with the help of this infographic put together by Infographic Labs as to just how we got here.