Tag Archives: Google

Funny Infographic Internet

Weird Google Searches – [INFOGRAPHIC]

The folks over at SearchFactory have collated some of the oddest google searches around.

Weird Google Searches Infographic

(h/t broadsheet)

Earth Time-lapse Video

28 Years of Earth from Space – [TIMEPLASE]

This extraordinary timelapse from Google Earth Engine showcases the impact of human activity on the planet over the past 28 years. Highlights include a glacier shrinking, the expansion of a major US city and the deforestation of a rainforest.

(h/t broadsheet)

Infographic Visualizations

Google’s Evolution – [INFOGRAPHIC]

From a chance meeting at Standford University in 1995, Larry Page and Sergey Brin embarked on a fascinating journey. The evolution of the company they created, is charted through the interactive infographic below. It charts the humble beginnings of the search giant from a garage in Palo Alto to becoming a $200bn company serving billions of searches each day.

Created by Online PhD

(via onlinephd.org)

Images Video Visualizations

Evolution of Google Image Search – [VIDEO]

Search by Image, Recursively, Transparent PNG, #1 from kingcosmonaut3000 on Vimeo.

Sebastian Schmieg’s¬†created the video above by feeding a transparent image into Google Image search, finding similar images, clicking on the first result and then feeding this back into the algorithm.

You’ll be amazed at image number 2951 (remember it all started with a transparent png).

(via boingboing)

Google Zeitgeist 2011: Year In Review

See how the World Searched with Google’s 2011 Zeitgeist: http://googlezeitgeist.com

Zeitgeist 2011: How the World Searched

For interactive visualizations search terms throughout the year, check Google’s 2011 Zeitgeist Visualizations.

Google 2011 Zeitgeist: Global Fastest Rising

Music: “Sooner or Later” by Mat Kearney