Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Rich, poor or beautiful... European countries as seen by Google

What is your country like? By the magic of Google's "autocompletion" technology, whereby a result proposition is automatically associated to your search, you can now know which adjective defines your country the most - although maybe not the best.

An American computer scientist, Randy Olson, did an experiment, writing "Why is [country name] so..." in Google search engine, writes French daily Les Echos. The results proposed by the autocompletion system have been mapped to give a rather particular view of European countries...




1 comment:

  1. I've just searched Google for "why is Italy so ...". Italy is dirty, beautiful, racist, corrupt, popular, expensive, great, poor, special, good, in that order. :)

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