I’m Internet Famous!!!

From Computational Complexity
Top-9 list of internet fame criteria. You know you are famous when …

    9. You show up on the first page of google hits for your full name (Richard Chang) YES!!!
    8. You take up all 10 slots on the first page of google hits for your full name (Carolyn Gasarch)(In the sense that they’re all ABOUT me) YES!!!
    7. You show up on the first page of google hits for your last name (Lance Fortnow, Johnny Carson)YES!!!
    6. You take up all 10 slots on the first page of google hits for your last name (Bill Gasarch) 😦 Just the one
    5. You show up on the first page of google hits for your full name … even when it is misspelled (Richard Beigel) YES!!! For “Nihkil Punnoose”. Curious readers can try other combinations.
    4. You show up on the first page of google hits for your job title (Richard Cheney) Will wait till I actually have one
    3*. You show up on the first page of google hits for your first name (Amihood Amir, Don Knuth, Lance Armstrong, Johnny Depp, Johnny Cash) 😦
    2*. You show up on the first page of google hits for your initials (Richard M Stallman) 😦 There’s just too many NGP s.
    1. You show up on the first page of google hits for your middle initial (George W Bush) 😦 All I get is the universal gravitational constant

Of course, I am fully aware that if my name were “John Smith” instead of Nikhil Punnoose, none of these would hold. So?

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