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Trading Bot BOTUS Will Buy And Sell Stock Based On Trump's Tweets : NPR
"When he says something positive about a company, we buy that company's stock. When he says something negative about a company, we will sell that company's stock short."
software  money  twitter  words 
may 2017 by kevan
Data Mining Novels Reveals the Six Basic Emotional Arcs of Storytelling
"In particular, the team says the most popular are stories involving two sequential man-in-hole arcs and a Cinderella arc followed by a tragedy."
books  words  graphs 
july 2016 by kevan
For World’s Newest Scrabble Stars, SHORT Tops SHORTER - WSJ
"The data showed how often a long word would leave the player vulnerable to a counterstrike or a series of bad draws."
scrabble  games  words 
may 2016 by kevan
The Canonical List of TWL2 Anamonics
"If we can remember the phrase 'RELAXING BY HIS CELL DOOR' for the stem 'INMATE', we will never waste time trying to find a seven-letter word in 'AEIMNTU' ('INMATE'+'U'), because there are no 'U's in that phrase."
games  scrabble  words  memory 
october 2014 by kevan
Lazy Scrabble Players, Here’s Your Book -
"Stephin Merritt, the songwriter for the Magnetic Fields, has channeled his side passion for Scrabble into a book chronicling all the two-letter words allowed in the game."
scrabble  poetry  words  via:sarahc 
march 2014 by kevan
"erase_mark is a bookmarklet to enable anyone to quickly and easily create erasures of web pages."
words  art  web 
march 2013 by kevan
David Parlett - When is a Word not a Word?
"Word games differ from most other games in a distinctive double feature which can be either charming or exasperating, depending on which barrel is loaded and which end of it you happen to be looking down at the time. This is the question whether a given sequence of letters does or does not exist as a word, and, if so, whether it should be acceptable as such in a given word game."
words  games 
july 2012 by kevan

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