Not only can you Google yourself now, but Google has made available their index for January of 2001 to help celebrate their 10th birthday. Not only can you Google yourself, but you may be able to see some trends (though, for any correct statistical inference, you would want to control for the number of websites in existence). For example, given the past 7 years, it looks like Bayesian statistics has grown by a factor of 10. 2001, 2008. Barack Obama in 2001, 2008.John McCain in 2001, 2008. Geroge W. Bush has grown by a factor of 58 over his tenutre.