this is for all you design junkies. even the ugliest of logos come from somewhere. drop shadows and gradients should be outlawed... but i guess it works for web 2.0. interesting how design is changing.
look at the success of sergey brin($18.5 billion), larry page(18.5 billion), and eric schmidt($6.2 billion). (source: wikipedia.org)
here are some other examples of logo evolution. http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/07/the-evolution-of-tech-companies-logos/