Sunday, January 25, 2015

US interest in "India" visualized

NYT has this superb tool that searches its archives dating from 1860s and visualizes language usage in its news coverage throughout its history. The graphic below shows the sharp increase in news articles covering India since the turn of the century, with a pronounced spike last year.
To the extent that New York Times news coverage is a reflection of US interest, the graphic points to heightened interest in India.

Talking about visualization, this article by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz on preferences about sex among males and females revealed from analyzing Google search database makes fascinating reading. 

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