Here’s the second part of this series on ngrams, as I’ve mentioned in a previous blog post. I’ve been messing around with the Google Ngram Viewer which was highlighted in a previous post. If you don’t already know, ngrams are basically charts that display how often a word or phrase appears in Google’s entire book collection. It’s a rough but quick and easy way to find out what people were writing about in various time periods.
This installment reveals that growth is now more important than development, the Phillips curve’s tradeoffs do not necessarily apply to this measure, that fiscal policy is largely affected by current economic conditions, and much more.
See the graphs below (click to enlarge):
On Ngrams: Philippine History Quantified in Books
I’ve been messing around with the Google Ngram Viewer which was highlighted in a previous video post.
On Your Life Expectancy
: Chronic Behaviors and Longevity Returns
Everyone says that smoking can drastically reduce your life expectancy by introducing all sorts of complications, but the question is: how much of your life are you sacrificing, stick by stick? Know the answer to this question and for many other chronic behaviors by reading on!
On Graphs: Finals Week
This finals week was definitely the most gruelling of my college life.