The Design of Information

Information Design

This blog is focused on information design, the creation of infographics for visual understanding of complex processes, data and ideas.

Google’s Ngram Viewer

I met someone recently who pointed me to an interesting tool – apparently an outgrowth of Google’s efforts to digitize anything ever printed. You can track the frequency of any words that have appeared in print over the last many years.  Try it.  If you are competitive, like I am, you’ll find it hard to stop. Tell me your favorite comparisons.

Google Ngram Art and Design

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2 Responses to “Google’s Ngram Viewer”

  1. March 6th, 2011 at 11:25 am

    Hugh says:

    cello,guitar 🙂

  2. March 9th, 2011 at 1:56 pm

    Mike says:

    My favorite is love and hate.