Hole puncher’s 131st anniversary : Google marked the 131st anniversary of its humble office tool ‘Hole Puncher’ with its animated doodle on Tuesday. Despite of so many changes at the work place, hole puncher remained same. The Google Doodle displays the logo consisting of colourful paper circles, expect the second letter ‘g’, which is replaced with a blue sheet of paper.The hole puncher was invented by German entrepreneur Friedrich Soennecken who filed a patent for the punching machine on November 14, 1886. Although we have made a big leap into the digital age, this machine is still widely used in modern workplaces today and it will continue to be relevant till paper exists in the market. ISO 838 is the commonly used punching machine, apart from that single-hole punchers are used for various purposes like validating tickets or marking used playing cards. On a larger scale, it is also used in the printing industry to punch hundreds of sheets of paper. The company always decorates the logo to mark cultural moments and it soon became clear that users really enjoyed the change to the Google homepage.
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