Google Implements ‘The Bacon Number’

 
 

Google applies the Erdős number concept to the Hollywood movie industry. The new feature displays the calculation of the “shortest path” algorithm showing degrees of separation from Kevin Bacon aka “The Bacon Number”.

Bacon Number

Try this search query: https://www.google.com.au/search?q=angelina+jolie+bacon+number&pws=0

Reference:

[1] Bacon Number, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacon_number#Bacon_numbers

[2] Erdős number, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erd%C5%91s_number

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2 Responses to “Google Implements ‘The Bacon Number’”

  1. hahaha, while android destroys apple, google staff have time to faff around coding this. I love it.

     
    • Gordon Murphy
  2. Wow, now you can even cheat at the Kevin Bacon game with mobile technology and knowledge graph!

     
    • Nick Ker

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