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Word Trends

Posted in Information Visualization by kmtom on January 8, 2011

Google Books Ngram Viewer allows you to show the trend of words used in “lots of books”. It’s interesting to see trends in our society through books.

Trend of radio, television, Internet.

via FlowingData

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  1. kmtom said, on January 10, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    An interesting use of this tool over at Fast Co.Design. Check it out here: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1663003/infographic-of-the-day-what-google-knows-about-men-vs-women

    Thanks to @brainpicker for the link! http://twitter.com/#!/brainpicker/status/24591352398348289

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