Google Zeitgeist

The Google Zeitgeist for 2004 is up. It’s an interesting cultural snapshot, as it outlines the most popular Internet searches for the year. Google has become a verb; if you need to learn about something, Google it. Etc.

Some of the results were surprising; of course the top 4 entries are robotic babes; britney spears, paris hilton, christina aguilera, pamela anderson.

In Tech Stuff, linux was #5, behind wallpaper at #1 and filesharing topics (kazaa and mp3). The top company query was interesting, as sco, the company suing that they actually own the Linux source code and that everyone running Linux is violating the law, was #1. It’s good to see that people are paying attention to this most important case.

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