Tuesday, 18 December 2007

Zeitgeist of the year 2007

Zeitgeist is a german word and it could be translated as "spirit of the age" or "spirit of the times", it is best known in relation to Hegel's view of philosophy of history.

What do people look for in Google?

Zeitgeist is the name Google chose in order to show us the most searched words in that search engine

Here you can see the Zeitgeist archives since 2001

Zeitgeist is updated by country every month, very interesting feature to know different trends in different countries.

Theese are the results for 2007:
Google News Most Popular Searches (global)
  1. american idol
  2. youtube
  3. britney spears
  4. 2007 cricket world cup
  5. chris benoit
  6. iphone
  7. anna nicole smith
  8. paris hilton
  9. iran
  10. vanessa hudgens
What would Hegel (1770-1831) think about this list of words?

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