Google Psyche: 'Dinosaurs Are ...'

By Megan Garber

Great moments in Autocomplete, courtesy of Google search and collective consciousness 

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Here are ten returns. Only 2.5 of them are true.

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Google Psyche is an exploration of the stories that the world's Internet searches tell. The company's autocomplete algorithm predicts the word a random web searcher is most likely to type next, providing a statistical probe for our collective consciousness.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/02/google-psyche-dinosaurs-are/252706/