Google Doodle pays tribute to hole puncher on 131st anniversary
Nov 15 2017
These days, standardised hole punchers incorporate a compartment to collect the confetti left behind by the process and can be adjusted to fit different paper sizes. The liveliness demonstrates a sheet of paper doing a little dance in the wake of being punched.
Now Google has paid tribute to the well-loved tool with an delightful animation.
The German scientist Friedrich Soennecken, born in 1848, filed patent for the hole puncher on November 14, 1886. These doodles can be found on Google's website.
In India, November 14 is synonymous with Children's Day. But the predictions and all flew up in air and Google doodle made even an interesting and surprising update on Today morning.Well, that sounds like 131st Hole Punch celebration in the Eye of Google Doodle rather making a Doodle gif of Children's day. Be that as it may, as tablets and cell phones make the presence of paper itself less and less significant, it stays to be seen what the future may hold for the paper punch. Along with the hole punch, the entrepreneur is also accredited with the invention of the ring binder. Soennecken, who was the son of a blacksmith, has several inventions to his credit. A hole puncher is a common office tool that creates holes in sheets of paper so that the sheets can easily be collected in a binder or folder. And despite being created more than a century ago, the design of the hole punch hasn't changed too much, in that it involves a lever capable of punching through a thick stack of paper.
Soennecken introduced the two-hole punch and the ring binder which is used to organise documents by punching holes in sheets of paper often for the objective of collecting the sheets in a binder or folder.
"Today we celebrate 131 years of the hole puncher, an understated - but essential - artifact of German engineering".