Boone Gorges

Boone B Gorges is a freelance web developer and software consultant based in Brooklyn, NY. He is the Lead Developer and Director of Research Projects for the CUNY Academic Commons and Commons In A Box. He specializes in the development of WordPress plugins, and is on the core development team of such WordPress-related project as BuddyPress and Anthologize. Gorges holds an MPhil in Philosophy from the CUNY Graduate Center.


Review of Bookworm, produced by Benjamin Schmidt, Martin Camacho, et al.

Bookworm is a tool that allows users to create visualizations charting the use of words or phrases in selected large corpora over specified periods of time. The software was developed by a group of researchers at the Harvard University Cultural Observatory as a follow-up to the 2010 project that resulted in a cover story in Science, the Google Books Ngram Viewer, and the coining of the term ‘culturomics’.

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