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Tracking a Descent to Savagery with the Wolfram Language: Plotting Sentiment Analysis in Lord of the Flies

Published Dec 7, 2017

Computation is no longer the preserve of science and engineering, so I thought I would share a simple computational literary analysis that I did with my daughter. Hannah’s favorite book is Lord of the Flies by William Golding, and as part of a project she was doing, she wanted to find … »

Finding X in Espresso: Adventures in Computational Lexicology

Published Nov 30, 2017

When Does a Word Become a Word?

“A shot of expresso, please.” “You mean ‘espresso,’ don’t you?” A baffled customer, a smug barista—media is abuzz with one version or another of this story. But the real question is not whether “expresso” is a correct spelling, but rather how spellings evolve and … »

How to Win at Risk: Exact Probabilities

Published Nov 20, 2017

The classic board game Risk involves conquering the world by winning battles that are played out using dice. There are lots of places on the web where you can find out the odds of winning a battle given the number of armies that each player has. However, all the ones … »

What Is a Computational Essay?

Published Nov 14, 2017

A Powerful Way to Express Ideas

People are used to producing prose—and sometimes pictures—to express themselves. But in the modern age of computation, something new has become possible that I’d like to call the computational essay. I’ve been working on building the technology to support computational essays for several decades, … »

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