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Not so long ago I wrote a post that would help detect similar songs based on the lyrics alone. If you are a music lover and really do not have your heart set on a single genre then basing your song pics off of lyrics alone is definitely a different way to look at how you choose your next song. For many applications such as Spotify, songs are recommended based on genre.

Typically genre is based on instruments used, pace/ beats, and tone. If you look at rap music verse rock and roll they are not very dissimilar in types…


At some point in your life, you may be getting to the point that living at home or in an apartment just is not the best anymore. You may decide maybe it is time to purchase a home to start a family or rather than paying rent make an investment. For myself, I have hit that stage of life. My girlfriend and I are part of the adventurous group of people that have decided now are the perfect time to buy our first home! Yes, very exciting and stressful times as we are in the largest supply shortage of homes…


Music has been around for centuries and has evolved greatly over this time period. Even from year to year music style can vary greatly. Some people listen to music for the beat, some for the feeling, and for some it is to empathize with the lyrics. In this article we will explore similar songs based on the lyrics and compare year to year how lyrics may differ. We will put songs together into groupings based on their lyrics only and inspect how popular song lyrics from 2018 may be far different from 2019 and 2020.

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If you are anything like me you may get chills down your spine when you hear “Avengers assemble” ring out. Unless you have been living under a rock for the past decade you have heard of Disney Marvel movies. They have been consistently smashing hits for over 12 years now.

The movies tell terrific stories and have merging storylines across different universes. Planning out the Avengers movies was a massive undertaking for writers and directors. They needed to have merging timelines that made one cohesive story that was easy to understand by viewers of all ages. It always fascinates me…


Whether you are a hardcore or avid gamer there is a strong chance you have heard or played Player Unknowns Battleground at some point. It is the best-selling game of all time and had record player numbers when it first blasted onto steam in 2017. Now as we begin 2021 PUBG is still an extremely popular game more so in Asia than the United States but it constantly sits around the top 3 games played on Steam.

PUBGs massive popularity gave birth to PUBG Esports which so happens to be hosting PGI.S (PUBG Global Invitational S) hosted in Seoul Korea…

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Doctorate student of Information Systems at NJIT

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