New Google Easter Egg: Conway’s Game of Life

Google’s latest easter egg in the search results leads you to the Game of Life.

Search for [conway's game of life] and the search results page will start to be over run by cellular automaton. It was created by British mathematician John Horton Conway in 1970 as a zero-player game. Yes, once the game is started, it plays out by itself. What do you do? Just watch it evolve.

Here is a video of the game in action on Google:

I spotted this on John Mueller’s Google+ page.

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  • http://wescook.ca/ Wes Cook

    Notice the word “Google” appears to form, though very fleetingly.

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