Linux Wins the Latest Google Count
Yesterday I was doing some research on Google and thought I'd compare the number of results for different words and phrases. Here are a few of the surprising results:
Open Source, 2,740,000
Free software, 1,760,000
That's how far I got before the kid came home from school. But when I picked the job back up this morning, the results had changed:
Open Source, 2,810,000
Free software, 1,780,000
That piqued my curiosity, so I began searching for a whole pile of words. The results might not be meaningful, but they're still interesting:
HP (including Hewlett Packard), 25,560,000
United States, 4,610,000
OS X, 4,060,000
Red Hat, 2,140,000
VA Software (including VA Linux), 2,043,000
Bill Clinton, 1,670,000
George W. Bush, 1,260,000
rock & (also and) roll, 894,000
Al Gore, 644,000
Linus Torvalds, 638,000
VA Linux, 553,000
Albert Einstein, 510,000
Okay, that's enough. I have real work to do.
Speaking of which, I'm always looking for numbers to stick in the next LJ Index and elsewhere in the UpFront section of Linux Journal. If you have any you want to send along or point us to, please do.
Doc Searls is senior editor of Linux Journal.
Doc Searls is Senior Editor of Linux Journal
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