Andrew Mobbs (mobbsy) wrote,
Andrew Mobbs
mobbsy

A Method to gauge what's popular on the web at the moment

Aggregate the top-100 results from a number of simple google queries of incredibly common words and phrases:

For example:

http://www.google.com/search?q=click+here
http://www.google.com/search?q=download
(Mostly software obviously - PuTTY makes it to number 48 on the list)
http://www.google.com/search?q=the

Todo:
- think of a handful of other good queries
- write the code
- create a webpage with a monthly top 100
- wait for NTK, Slashdot, whatever to pick up on it
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