We’ve added this note here because the line breaks do not appear correctly at the historians.org site, seriously diminishing the readability of the piece.
It’s great to read such extraordinarily positive comments about culturomics, Anthony. We’re so pleased that you enjoyed our presentation at AHA. We agree with nearly everything you wrote.
However, we did want to take a moment to respond to a few of your more critical observations, because they relate to issues – and occasionally misconceptions – that have been widely discussed in the context of our paper, the clarification of which may be relevant to some of the bigger points you make.