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December 29, 2008

Google Timeline

Upon reading of the death of sculptor Robert Graham I did a Google search on his name. Down in the list of results I spotted a timeline and a link to 'Timeline results for "robert graham".' Clicking on it brought me to a page that began like this:

Google Timeline

The results are listed in chronological order. You can click on any of the half-century blocks on the graphic to zoom in to just that half-century. Very useful! I've never seen this before and wonder how new it is.

Here's the Google Timeline on "Robert Graham".

Filed under Web/Tech | permalink | December 29, 2008 at 09:48 AM

Comments

Ron,

Did you see what Google says about this "archive" search:

"News archive search provides an easy way to search and explore historical archives. Users can search for events, people or ideas and see how they have been described over time. In addition to searching for the most relevant articles for their query, users can get a historical overview of the results by browsing an automatically generated timeline."

Very interesting indeed!

Posted by: Jeff at Dec 29, 2008 10:48:30 AM

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