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So Long, YTMND

So Long, YTMND

Before sharable internet jokes were even called memes, they lived on YTMND—which appears to have met its end.

How Ancient Religious Texts Went Digital

In the 1940s, as the Italian Jesuit priest Father Roberto Busa studied “the verbal system” of Thomas Aquinas, he wondered if, perhaps, there was “any gadget” that could help him develop a concordance — an alphabetical listing of all words written by the 13th century philosopher saint, complete with conjunctions,…