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 ( – Skim); Carr, Is Google Making Us Stupid? (2008); Dan Cohen, “From Babel to Knowledge” (; 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.