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Would deciphering this be a prime use for AI?

I definitely think somebody with some CS chops has an advantage. Here's an interesting paper from some students that applied some filtering based on some of Fenn's other clues. https://dalneitzel.com/2016/05/03/arcgis/

Contrast this with a lot of the "solves" you'll find on /r/FindingFennsGold or this poor guy who convinced himself 'Home of Brown' referred to a realtor's office. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URitxNODZ8w

Maybe word2vec on the poem mashed up against a place names database and cluster?

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