Monday, November 7, 2011

Autocomplete Zeitgeist

Google Autocomplete gives a great indication of the ghost of the times.  Couple that with localization and you get some really interesting spatial/cultural comparisons.  When you change your 'location' the autocomplete results reflect common queries of people from that area.  Here's a zeitgeist of North American xeno-curiosity, showing what Canadians, Americans, and Mexicans wonder about each other...

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