Ngrams and Cultural Memory

Google Ngrams are one way to track cultural memory. In systems theoretical terms, cultural memory is carried by the mass media, … More

People and Society

If we argue that society consists of communication and not human beings, this does not mean that there are no … More

Unintended Consequences

The Los Angeles Times has a interesting article on the differences between the US and France when it comes to … More

The Rise of Politics

Here is a Spanish Google Ngram for law, politics, religion,economy, and the press. These kinds of graphs don’t necessarily show … More