Dear gentle blog reader,
Learned something new today about cultoromics and Ngrams:
To borrow from the Bard, what’s in a word?
When and how often a word is used in literature says a lot about culture, society and trends, claim researchers who created a computer program to analyze words and phrases in millions of books. They dubbed the tool Ngrams and the field, culturomics — the study of human culture based on the analysis of digitized text.
Here’s a link to the rest of the article:
Santa Fe Institute lecture delves into field of culturomics
And here’s a link to try out Ngrams:
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