Google Technology-Driven Philanthropy

New! Using search patterns to track dengue fever
What does baseball have in common with gazebos? We’re not sure, except that people search on Google for both terms in similar patterns. Last week we introduced…Read more

Mining patterns in search data with Google Correlate
It all started with the flu. In 2008, we found that the activity of certain search terms are good indicators of actual flu activity. Based on this finding,…Read more

Hacking for humanity in Silicon Valley and around the globe
Two years ago representatives from Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Hewlett-Packard, NASA and the World Bank came together to form the Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) program. The idea was…Read more

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Okay – this is interesting.

I would call it “amazing” if it wasn’t for the fact that “amazing” is a bit over worked as an adjective (“Those french fries were amazing), (“That bathroom tissue is amazingly soft/harsh).

So today I’ll call it simply interesting. Sorry if I’m the last one to this party.

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