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Ask Jeeves Hoodie

Regular price $54.99

Founders: Garrett Gruener, David Warthen, Douglas Leeds

Industry: Search Engine

Year Founded: 1996

Year Defunct: 2010

Ask.com was originally known as Ask Jeeves, "Jeeves" being the name of a "gentleman's personal gentleman", or valet, fetching answers to any question asked. The character was named after Bertie Wooster's Valet character Jeeves, in the fictional works of P. G. Wodehouse. The original idea behind Ask Jeeves was to allow users to get answers to questions posed in everyday, natural language, as well as by traditional keyword searching. The current Ask.com still supports this, with support for math, dictionary, and conversion questions.

In 2010, Ask.com abandoned the search industry, with the loss of 130 search engineering jobs, because it could not compete against more popular search engines such as Google. Earlier in the year, Ask had launched a Q&A community for generating answers from real people as opposed to search algorithms then combined this with its question-and–answer repository, utilizing its extensive history of archived query data to search sites that provide answers to questions people have.

This hoodie has a classic unisex design and provides comfort with style.

.: Loose fit
.: 80% Cotton; 20% Polyester (fibre content may vary for different colors)
.: Medium Heavy fabric (8.3 oz /yd² (280 g/m²))
.: Tear away label
.: Runs true to size

.: Regular fit
.: 80% Cotton; 20% Polyester (fibre content may vary for different colors)
.: Medium heavy fabric (9 oz /yd² (310 g/m²))
.: Tear away label
.: Runs bigger than usual