The funniest thing about RealNames
The one usage example always given is that the name "Ford Explorer" would take you right to the official homepage of that model at the Ford Motor site.
My computer-illiterate parents just bought a new Windows XP computer. They don't know the difference between a URL, a search, or a keyword. When I tried to show my parents how to use Google, they started typing URLs into the Google search form. Jakob Nielsen claims this is a very common problem.
Of course keywords are important to AOL...it's the *only* address scheme in AOL!
Maybe AOL should call itself Asian On Line ...
At the risk of revealing myself to be a complete idiot, what does Google's "I feel lucky" button do?
The "I feel lucky" button redirects you to the first page in the search results for the search term.
The funniest thing about RealNames is Keith Teare himself. Check out this expose.
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