Paper Motivator

A web application that counts words, summarizes statistics, and allows writers to share progress with their friends.

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You probably know the time when you have to write that boring report? The super-long research paper? Your master's thesis? Writing certainly can be fun sometimes, but to me it felt boring too often, so I wanted to create a motivational tool.

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Paper-Motivator will analyze your text from various formats (.txt, .pdf, .md and .docx) and create statistics, progress bars, and a fun word cloud from it. You can share those with your friends. You might even receive an email when someone hits the cheer-up button!

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My role

I wrote a python script for text analysis and created a rails website with visualizations done in processing.js sketches. The best part: It's all open source on Github! Set it up yourself and drop me some feedback!

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