A Critique of Culturomics: An Annotated Bibliography


  The term culturomics was coined in 2010 and coincided with the launch of Google Labs Ngram Viewer. “Culturomics is the application of high-throughput data collection and analysis to the study of human culture.” (Michel et al. 181). However, in order to understand how culturomics has come into being, it might be useful to initiate with some background information. The Google Books project was officially launched in October, 2004, and … Continue reading