Google is the command line of the Internet. Try typing the following lines into a Google search box:
Do the math. Type a mathematical expression and Google will give you the answer:
Get phone numbers:
phonebook: Nob Hill Foods, Campbell, CA
Type an area code to find out where that area is:
Enter a UPC code to see the product:
Map an address:
5425 E. Kentucky Ave. Denver Colorado
Type a flight number to track the flight:
Enter a stock symbol to get a quote:
Type a FedEx or UPS package tracking number to get its tracking info:
Enter a car's VIN number to find out about the car:
Given a patent number, get the patent:
Google has been showing up on cable TV lately. Recent episodes of both The Sopranos and The L Word mentioned Google. If they start Googling on Deadwood, now that would be incredible.
I think this Google might amount to something.