Thursday, May 6, 2010

Google Image Search: A Map of America

You may have noticed that I am into semiotics. I love pattern hunting. It's like a giant puzzle for me that's waiting to get solved -- my way.

For this month's Moving Pixels column, I decided to talk a bit about how meaning and patterns emerge in Google Image Search. Seemingly arbitrary but suggestive of trends and attitudes, Google reflects a kind of cultural consensus about what images mean.

So, this one is a bit less about video games. Nevertheless, I hope it's still interesting:

Google Image Search: A Map of America

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