I got an email from Google this morning announcing that video I’d uploaded over the years to Google Video, a service that in the pre-YouTube acquisition was Google’s competing video hosting service, would be removed after May 13th.
I hadn’t used Google Video for so long that I’d forgotten it even existed, and that I had some video there that I didn’t have stored elsewhere. But I did. So I logged in and downloaded them all, as my Google email suggested. Here’s a selection of what I found feature then-wee Oliver (note to parents: shoot video of your kids before they grow up; I wish I’d shot more):