Based on Derek’s NYT Trender and some APIs we haven’t gotten around to releasing, I spent 20 minutes whipping up Flickr Trends yesterday morning.
App Engine is awesome for this kind of stuff.
Favorite’s I’ve found so far:
Nice. Your Y axis labels could use a bit of rounding, though :-).
Sure, but that would have required work, and stuff.
Cats are up!
I wish I could explain North vs. South.
Ooh, I like sunrise/sunset: http://flickrtrends.appspot.com/?query1=sunrise&query2=sunset&Trend=Trend
Girl/boy is interesting (though nothing I wouldn’t have expected): http://flickrtrends.appspot.com/?query1=girl&query2=boy&Trend=Trend
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