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Bajan inventor of first search engine has no regrets


GERALYN EDWARD, [email protected]

Bajan inventor of first search engine has no regrets

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HE HAD THE CHANCE to make millions of dollars, but Barbadian Alan Emtage opted not to go that route.

And, the innovator says he remains happy with his decision not to patent the world’s first Internet search engine, Archie, developed in the late 1980s.

In fact, the graduate of Harrison College and McGill University in Canada said money should not be used as the only measure to determine one’s success.

“Do what makes you happy in your job. Don’t feel as if you are a failure because you don’t make a lot of money. That is only one measure of success,” the humble self-proclaimed technology geek told 33 entrepreneurs contending in season three of televised reality competition Bank On Me yesterday. (GE)

Please read the full story in today’s Midweek Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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