Happy birthday to JRR Tolkien’s Bilbo and Frodo

Dave Kale, who hosts the Tolkien-themed podcast “Riddles in the Dark,” has written code that can analyze the author’s prose. (Photo/Luke Fisher) Once upon a time,There was a Big Data analyst who saw a special somethingIn the pattern of a beloved story foretoldAnd with his brains and valued open-source programmingSet off on a quest to uncover this boldShift from fairy tale to a bigger realityOf a children’s story gone off rails. September 22nd marks an important date on the Shire calendar. It is the birthday of the hobbits Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, two fictional characters in J. R. R. Tolkien’s popular books The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. In the books, Bilbo and Frodo were born on Sept. 22 — Bilbo in the year 2890 and Frodo in…

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