Kilian Evang (@texttheater)

Düsseldorf, Germany

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November 4th, 2018

kykel Wenn Novalis heute dabei gewesen wäre, würde er "Von der geschmacklichen Übergeilheit des vegetarischen Metzgers." in sein Brulljong notieren.

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siminevazire @CT_Bergstrom It could be an improvement to put the $ in a pile and burn it. It would be bigger improvement to give it out at random (esp to top half).

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siminevazire @CT_Bergstrom Fang & Casadevall suggest lottery. Bergstrom used to think that was crazy, but at low paylines it might make sense.
mbio.asm.org/content/7/2/e0…

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siminevazire @CT_Bergstrom Faculty used to get grants to do research, now they do research to get grants. (This may not be an exact quote)

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siminevazire Talk by @CT_Bergstrom on waste in research funding. Faculty spend about 20% of their research time writing grants. Is it worth it?

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zirkuspony mein hauptproblem seit 1990: weiß nicht, wen ich anziehen soll

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nsaphra This slide is going to need an equivalent in every talk for a few months until all the SOTA model baselines are already using Elmo, to ensure a fair comparison. pic.twitter.com/VL3lc0zfie

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Füchschen /f⁠ʏ⁠x⁠ʃ⁠ən/ aussprechen, alle flippen aus etc.

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nsaphra Divyansh Kaushik best short paper: SOTA QA models aren't really using a question and answer -- they identify passages that the dataset is likely to ask questions about.

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Tautographic texts today? Truly tough! Thinking, trying, thrashing the thesaurus - thousand thunders, too taxing, this task! To Thanatos!

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Herr_Rau Kann ich mit meinem LibreOffice schon mal nicht korrekt bearbeiten, kann also nur in der Schule damit arbeiten. Wenn da mal alles funktioniert.

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Herr_Rau "Die Umsetzung ... wird durch die verpflichtende Verwendung einer excel-Tabelle erleichtert." Neuregelung Abitur Fremdsprache Bayern. (1) "Verpflichtung" beißt sich mit "Erleichterung". (2) Wieso die merkwürdige Kleinschreibung? (3) Wieso Excel? im ...

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Ich fordere die Angleichung von "Flakes" an "Keks". Künftig also z.B.: "Ich esse eine Schale Cornflekse mit Milch." twitter.com/EnglishGibson/…

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Konstruktion einer Gästeschar

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EnglishGibson *Darth Vader voice*
It seems I have underestimated German willingness to use an English-style diphthong.
*Darth Vader breathing* twitter.com/englishgibson/…

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there_are_two_ Looking forward to 2028: conferences and climate change.
alopez.github.io/climate/2018-1…

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