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Artificial Intelligence Is Cracking Open the Vatican's Secret Archives

A new project, In Codice Ratio, "uses a combination of artificial intelligence and optical-character-recognition (OCR) software to scour"  texts from the Vatican Secret Archive and "make their transcripts available for the very first time."

Source: Sam Kean, The Atlantic, April 30, 2018, https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/04/vatican-secret-archives-artificial-...