Teaching machines how douchy we are with books

Turns out books are part of the system that supports the patriarchy. You mean to tell me that we artistes are not better than regular folk…? Huh.

Researchers trawled through an enormous quantity of books in an effort to find out whether there is a difference between the types of words that describe men and women in literature. Using a new computer model, the researchers analyzed a dataset of 3.5 million books, all published in English between 1900 to 2008. The books include a mix of fiction and non-fiction literature.

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