Counting on Google Books – in „the chronicle of higher education“ is about the recently published google N-gramm viewer and its implications on the study of history of the humanities. The N-gramm viewer itself is a fantastic thing and will lend to many hours time spend over the coming Christmas holidays. (see an instant n-gramm of the published interest in Germany about Indonesia) The researchers website can be accessed here. http://www.culturomics.org/
There are two interesting articles on language log on it.
As you see on the weekend I was near and in Munich and we made a wonderful trip to Neuschwanstein castle. More Fotos if you click on it.