Was 2017 the year we didn’t Google the obvious? Like how to become a racist?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 4, 2018


Google tells us that the world’s quest for information (as manifest in its search questions) were basic and profound. How does one become a firefighter? Run for office? Be a good parent? And on and on and on. I tell you what’s pretty striking about that list of questions. No one seems to have asked … Continue reading “Was 2017 the year we didn’t Google the obvious? Like how to become a racist?”

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What does Google search data say about our changing world?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 5, 2015


First, there are more than three billion searches a day around the world and it does say something if in 2015, London mainly uses English, French, German and Spanish, in that order. Second, let’s not get carried away by the results of the newly released interactive from Google News Lab, which shows the changing pattern of main … Continue reading “What does Google search data say about our changing world?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK