The Web Alphabet according to Google
by Todd Ogasawara
interview with Tim O'Reilly,
I heard him mention that the OReilly.com website is the first listing on Google when you search for the single letter O (I thought it would be Ogasawara :-).
So, what are the rest of the single alphabet character first listngs?
The list is posted below for your to peruse.
Many of the first listings are NYSE stock ticker symbols.
A couple of co-first listings occur because Google provides a non-web-linked first hit for some mathematical constants.
And, there are a few amusing web sites in the lists too.
As an added bonus, I searched for the first listings based on the single digit numerals 0 through 9.
Citigroup and also the constant for the speed of light
Dominion Resources Inc.
E! Online and also the mathematical constant e
Ford Motor Co.
H-Net and also Planck's constant
Kellog Co. and also the Boltzmann constant
O'Reilly Media Inc.
The R Project for Statistical Computing
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
President George W. Bush (WhiteHouse.Gov site)
United States Steel
Three (a UK based mobile phone company)
The Macromedia Flash download page
Apple Quicktime download page
Opera.com (web browser)
Super 8 Motels, Inc.
Post your favorite Google first hits based on oddball searches here.
different list from google suggest?
The "google suggest" autocomplete list goes like this:
amazon, bbc, currency converter, dictionary, ebay, firefox, gmail, hotmail, ikea, jokes, kelly blue book, lyrics, mapquest, news, orbitz, paris hilton, quotes, ryanair, spybot, target, ups, valentines day, weather, xbox, yahoo, zip codes, 02, 1, 24, 3m, 411, 50 cent, 60 minutes, 7th heaven, 89.com, 911