• Sure, Google’s “Zeitgeist 2012: Year In Review” is a promotional video, but it’s also an inspired reflection of our collective hopes, dreams, fears, and desires. [1 of 3]

today’s Very Short List:
culture 12 Dec 2012

by Patrick James, managing editor of VSL.


  • Here’s a look at the numbers behind it: the 1.2 trillion searches performed this year, ranked alongside all sorts of trends and categories. [2 of 3]
  • See also the “2012 Year on Twitter” video and the year’s “golden” (or most popular) tweets. No. 1 is no surprise. Then it gets interesting. [3 of 3]
  • Images: via “Zeitgeist 2012: Year In Review” and Twitter’s Golden Tweets 2012.

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