Tracking Ideas Over Time (via Praxis in Landscape Architecture)

Googles dream of digitizing all knowledge might be in doubt now but the ability to scan for obscure keywords and see links amongst millions of books and papers is still awe inspiring – here is another way to possible get a glimpse of what it might mean

Tracking Ideas Over Time The roots of landscape planning and design extend into many disciplines. Just communicating what this knowledge domain entails is complicated, and new terminology seems to arise almost yearly. It is interesting to compare the rise and fall of these terms over time, and Google Ngram Viewer makes it easy, thanks to Google's 5 million+ scanned books. Here are two comparisons I explored (click on images to enlarge): [caption id="attachment_425" align … Read More

via Praxis in Landscape Architecture

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