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(@meghanfrazer)

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A serendipitous discovery tool

A serendipitous discovery tool for researchers that takes information from your personal collection (such as a Zotero citation library - http://www.zotero.org - or a CSV file) and delivers content (from online libraries or collections like DPLA - http://dp.la/ or Europeana - http://www.europeana.eu) similar to it, which can then be visualized and manipulated.

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(@meghanfrazer)

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Topic Modeling GUI

a web application for exploring and visualizing topics discovered within text content using the statistical method of topic modeling (possibly a wrapper for Mallet - http://mallet.cs.umass.edu/ - a common topic modeling tool). Aimed at technical novices unable to use Mallet’s command-line tools.

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(@meghanfrazer)

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WordPress Copyeditor

A WordPress plugin for authors, editors and publishers to improve copyediting workflows for line editing, ideally with track changes functionality

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(@timfinnegan)

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Etymology of phrases

Imagine if you could type any phrase into (eg) Wikipedia and get a neatly edited history of who used the phrase when, and how it might have spread. (Google Books is halfway there, it just needs editorial cleaning-up.)

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(@timfinnegan)

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Universal calendar of reading

How far is it possible to reconstruct who-read-what-when, especially for historical figures? Won't memory soon be cheap enough that we can run queries like "Where did Joyce first hear of Nietzsche?" and get a best guess reply?

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(@timfinnegan)

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Tracing intellectual fashions

Suppose I need to know how Wagner's reputation rose and fell in 19thC Dublin-- could a database be built that tracked this level of detail? Could it be extended to include all fashions at all times?

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(@timfinnegan)

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Historic confabulator

4D VR generator offers increasingly-best guess what any place and time on Earth looked like. Using historical maps and databases guesses what cities looked like. Fills in gaps with algorithmic approximations.

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