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The best part about technology is seeing what the world does with it.

Look back on the Search trends that reveal the questions, people and moments that captured the world's attention this year.
Look back on the Search trends that reveal the questions, people and moments that captured the world's attention this year.
Year in Search 2021
Bliss Gifts & Homewares: Growing Against All Odds
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Jill Tucker: Impact the world from anywhere
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Prescript Recruitment: Connecting Doctors to Remote Australian Communities
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Ethique: Preventing plastic waste with digital
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Year in Search 2021

Explore a timeline of Search data and trends to discover what the world searched for this year.

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How one archaeologist is preserving and sharing Egypt’s cultural heritage with the world.
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How TensorFlow AI is helping preserve Japanese culture
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How Google Earth and a metal detector help one man uncover the past
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How your smartphone could help save your life in an emergency
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How AI is helping to provide advance warnings in emergency situations
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How six young women are using technology to tackle unsafe drinking water
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Meet the team using machine learning to help save the world's bees
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A young music lover finds his path by following the call of the whales
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How six young women are using technology to tackle unsafe drinking water
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How TensorFlow AI is helping preserve Japanese culture
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How AI is helping doctors prevent blindness in people with diabetes
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Meet the team using machine learning to help save the world's bees
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A father uses YouTube to make a better prosthetic eye for his daughter
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How one woman saves lives with motorbikes, blood banks and Google Maps
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How AI is helping doctors prevent blindness in people with diabetes
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How one woman is using Google Maps to transform the truck driving industry
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How AI is helping to provide advance warnings in emergency situations
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An agoraphobic artist uses Google Street View to photograph the world
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How Google Maps helped plan the largest motorcycle relay in history
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How six young women are using technology to tackle unsafe drinking water
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Meet the man spreading peace with a bicycle and Google Translate
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