Kilian Evang (@texttheater)

Berlin, Germany

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October 9th, 2019

AnneArdon Ik lees een Russisch boek met heel veel karakters (obviously), en mijn oplossing is nu elk nieuw karakter highlighten zodat ik in mijn markeerlijstje kan opzoeken wie het ook alweer was. pic.twitter.com/fUrFWDEa1j

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:27 PM, Oct 9th, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

emilymbender @mdlhx @abhish_eksharma @zehavoc @tttthomasssss standardized orthography, large quantities of unannotated text, a WordNet, word embeddings...

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mdlhx @abhish_eksharma @emilymbender @zehavoc @tttthomasssss Good pos tags (e.g. for parsing), a high-resource related language, a dictionary to a high resource language, parallel data to... :)

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zehavoc @abhish_eksharma @tttthomasssss @emilymbender The genre is one big difference: for some languages, the only text available is either the Bible or some fanmade translations of Friends. While sampling the Turkish or Arabic wikipedia to get a few thousands sentences will provide variation in vocabulary and yet a stable syntax.

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emilymbender @zehavoc @abhish_eksharma @tttthomasssss Also: a lot of work that uses downsampling to approximate a low-resource situation doesn't realize/acknowledge just how many ancillary resources it's relying on.

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BayesForDays There aren't enough precious minerals for the batteries for all car owners to have EVs, better is an electric fleet for transit rather than maintain car culture for a growing population twitter.com/GreatLakesPeck…

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ZombieRiot A snow leopard mom encourages her cub to keep practicing its stalking skills by pretending to be surprised during sneak attacks. pic.twitter.com/hNCIEaZMVI

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halbgrieche Spiele mit dem Gedanken, ein Rollenspiel zu veranstalten, in dem meine Studierenden Satzglieder sind & immer wieder Positionen wechseln müssen, um ihnen Syntax zu erklären & dass ich das nur mache, um schlafende Studierende zu wecken, ist eine Unterstellung WACH AUF DU VOLLVERB

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 2:37 PM, Oct 9th, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

c_borstell 7b. (cont'd)
... The sad part was that I assume this person has experienced this far more times than I have, because PoC in Sweden, and was apologizing even though I wasn't offended in any way.

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c_borstell 7a. Language and race:
When a Swedish PoC at Stockholm airport addressed me in English and then excused themselves several times over when I responded in Swedish, explaining that they had seen my Dutch debit card and assumed I was Dutch...

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Odd glitch in Android's Now Playing History: next to the songs are displayed what looks like phone country codes?? They change/disappear when tapped. pic.twitter.com/0cHsfH9KAX

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kweenys Fahrradfahrer sind die besseren Autofahrer. 🙃

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via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:51 AM, Oct 9th, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

starcaztle Sorry für die letzten zwei Jahre mein kleiner Bruder hatte das Handy

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perseveresther "... und dann fühlte mein Gehirn sich noch von Mäusen gefressener an als vorher schon" - Kathrin Phrasig

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 8:13 AM, Oct 9th, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

zeitonline Wer Klimaschutz will, sollte auf eine neue Generation von Kernreaktoren setzen, meint unser Gastautor @Rainer_Klute: bit.ly/33dfnKu pic.twitter.com/AdS3axnCJH

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