Remember that Tuesday we’ll be discussing “Text Mining, N-Grams and Searching in History”. Come ready to talk about these ideas.
Reading/Viewing: Peter Norvig talk (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nU8DcBF-qo4 – Skim); Carr, Is Google Making Us Stupid? (2008); Dan Cohen, “From Babel to Knowledge” (http://www.dlib.org/dlib/march06/cohen/03cohen.html); William Turkel, “Searching for History,” Digital History Hacks (12 Oct 2006). “Applying Quantitative Analysis to Classic Lit,” Wired, Dec. 2009; Cohen, Google Books, Ngrams and Culturomics; Rob Nelson, Mining the Dispatch.