Google’s Price Index and Creative Internet

1) Google has created a real-time inflation metric.  It works by using “real-time search data to forecast official figures which often are published at least a month after the period they cover.” According to Tyler Cowen, “Google has not yet decided whether it will publish its index.”  The full article is here.

2) The world is full of interesting things and Google has created a slideshow to demonstrate that fact.  You could spend all day browsing this and finding things that will make your week.

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