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Big Data what Google Ngrams learned from 5 million books

WORTH HEARING – Studio 360 Friday, August 09, 2013  BIG DATA AND CULTUROMICS WORTH USING – Google Ngram Viewer WORTH READING –  Uncharted: Big Data as a Lens on Human Culture  Erez Aiden (Author), Jean-Baptiste Michel (Author) WORTH READING NYT OP-ED COLUMNIST DAVID BROOKS What Our Words Tell Us May 20, 2013 WORTH WATCHING – TED TALKS Jean-Baptiste […]

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drive she said

I have written a lot of posts this week… in my head… the census job put me on the road on the nice days…the days we have had with excessive heat, i did the sensible thing, i hid in the house. no a/c in the truck and the radio is also gone bye bye… so […]

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On the Media: past, present and future of the book.

worth hearing • from NPR’s on the media – November 27, 2009 Special: The past, present and future of the book.

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This American Life : Book that Changed your Life,

worth hearing • This American Life did this great episode on the Book that Changed your Life, oh yeah..WHY I enjoyed this…it makes mention of Bill Reese.

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Finding OZ

site to see • Binder Richard Minsky has a new blog well worth reading Art of American Book Covers…if there was such a thing as BiblioPorn this is it. worth reading • Bon Appetit magazine’s feature on Portland, Maine makes mention of Rabelais Books “…has become the town square for Portland’s food community.” Rabelais must […]

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burn baby burn

Like there aren’t enough news items that make me crazy, now people are sending them into me, assumedly to watch my head explode into a hundred million pieces. stupid human tricks – A small town near Milwaukee has been rending and wailing about teenagers having access to books about homosexuality, you know – the naughty […]

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rain rain go away

I dunno about anyone else in New England but I started building an ark. My mom is doing good thanks for asking, she’ll be in ICU for a while. I have the urge to ask them to let me pull up an empty bed and some sedation for myself. It seems everything tends to crash […]

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worth reading • Marty Weil has an interview with A Journey Round My Skull blogger – Will Schofield is a Philadelphia-based editor and book collector. worth hearing • from NPR Did Shakespeare Want To Suppress His Sonnets? by Lynn Neary

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sunday supplement

worth hearing – from NPR, Grove Press’s Barney Rosset worth seeing, i hope – i was shocked and amazed to see someone dig up an old Joseph C Lincoln novel and film it. I may actually GO to see a movie. worth seeing – President Barack Obama reading Maurice Sendak’s “Where The Wild Things Are” […]

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site to see • the American Library Association has made it easier for you to petition your Congressman to sign the revision to The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008. Go there send it to your Senator and Representatives and then send it to everyone in your address book and have them do it […]

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