tldr; I reckon about a quarter of people get it wrong but I’m open to being corrected… I was recently in Colombia (not Columbia) and whilst I was out there I noticed wristbands and T-Shirts etc for sale with the “It’s Colombia not Columbia” branding similar to below. Colombians were understandably annoyed by how their […]Read More Colombia v Columbia: How many people get it wrong?
Can Google predict the stock market? Political outcomes? The flu? Does the fact that it shares its data mean that anyone can do the above?Read More Can search engines predict the future?
Do posh people get into trouble when they look for ways to ‘groom’ their children online? “Officer, I was merely searching for Brylcreem and Old Spice I can assure you”. What we say isn’t always what we mean, especially as sometimes the English language seems to be deliberately developed for the sole purpose of carry on style double […]Read More The intent behind search – Top 6 ways to tell
An unusually sensible bunch of ‘hot topics’ from both the UK and US today. Searches for ‘real news’ have overtaken the usual celebrities that clutter up the top spaces which is either a refreshing change or worrisome depending on your outlook. However, were these trends taken literally by researchers looking back on them in the […]Read More Top UK searches