Wordle

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Wordle analysis through the lens of 15m tweets

I don’t know if you’ve heard of it, but there’s this game called Wordle. You get a certain number of guesses to figure out a five-letter word each day. Apparently a lot of people play it, so much so that Robert Lesser collected 15 million Wordle-related tweets since January. Then he analyzed the popularity and difficulty levels of all the daily words. The above chart shows the daily words sorted...

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Optimized Wordle solver

In case you’re not so good with the words, but feel the social pressure to play Wordle bearing down on you, Jonathan Olson made an optimized solver: The game Wordle has a lot of speculation online about what is the “best” first word. If we are exploring optimal strategies to solve the original game in the least number of guesses, most of it is wrong. For humans, almost all of...

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