Kilian Evang (@texttheater)

Berlin, Germany

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November 22nd, 2019

literalbanana Imagine a pill that makes you unconscious, but still able to function normally, for 8 hours.

While on it, you can move, talk, form & access memory, work, etc. (like a p-zombie).

It costs $5. How often do you use it?

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 7:16 PM, Nov 22nd, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

_inesmontani Today we also started open-sourcing some of our datasets & NLP example projects!

Includes 1k+ annotated examples each, train/eval scripts, results, data vizualizers & some powerful tok2vec weights trained on Reddit to initialize models.

💝 Repo: github.com/explosion/proj… twitter.com/explosion_ai/s… pic.twitter.com/SCfWX2ahby

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 6:36 PM, Nov 22nd, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

explosion_ai Excited to release a cool project we've been working on: sense2vec reloaded!

Updated library, models & demo to compare 2019 & 2015 using contextually-keyed word vectors trained on billions of words from Reddit comments.

⚡ Demo: explosion.ai/demos/sense2vec
explosion.ai/blog/sense2vec…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 5:20 PM, Nov 22nd, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

Schläft ein Lead in allen Dingen

via Twitter for Android

hartmast Tomorrow my colleague Luise Kempf and I will talk about pseudo-participles at . This is how we got our data. Well, sort of ;) pic.twitter.com/CMbqFIuLM5

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 2:52 PM, Nov 22nd, 2019 via Twitter Web App)

Kurfuerstin Hohe Bahnpreise und niedrige Flugpreise verhindern ganz konkret die Reduzierung von Flugreisen (ganz kurzer Thread):

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 1:22 PM, Nov 22nd, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

danimo *Telefonklingel*
"Nein! Denk nicht mal dran!"
"Vereinigte Glasfaserwerke Wanne-Eikel Nord - Wir fibern, Sie cybern - Spleisser am Apparat, was kann ich für Sie tun?"
*Handgemenge*

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 12:38 PM, Nov 22nd, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

mcclure111 This is at once an unusually good example of algorithmic overfitting and an incredible own on the Chemical Brothers

Song: *Any slowly rising siren like noise*
The Most Powerful Computer In The World: I literally can't tell the difference between this and a Chemical Brothers song

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:07 PM, Nov 22nd, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

mcclure111 Today in corporate paracopyright systems sucking: Somebody posts a video demonstrating the sound of a synthesizer by turning knobs slowly, at 1:30 the algorithm decides a filter sweep is a Chemical Brothers song and the new "owner" puts an ad on the video reddit.com/r/synthesizers…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:06 PM, Nov 22nd, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

Vilinthril Interesting point: We don't have impostor syndrome, some other people have blowhard syndrome. xuhulk.tumblr.com/post/110549967…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 11:39 AM, Nov 22nd, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

mmmegan the inspiration for the cybertruck? well, first the lead designer played 8 minutes of minecraft. then, and this is important, he sneezed and had a stroke at the same time

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 11:23 AM, Nov 22nd, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

perseveresther I was watching the 2009 show Community and re-encountered what might be my favorite line of TV dialogue I've ever heard:

"Congratulations, you've failed a class that's *so easy* that people passing in the hallway get CONTACT CREDIT!"

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:42 AM, Nov 22nd, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

@HannavonKaese Hanna du hast Recht ich bin ja voll guten Willens aber mehr als 4-5 Beten in einem Jahr kann doch niemand essen

via Twitter for Android in reply to HannavonKaese

annayahprosser People often talk about Dutch cycling as if it's purely a cultural difference and could never work anywhere else. But being reminded that this infrastructure was built within the past 20 years is a testament to the power of social change and collective action! twitter.com/modacitylife/s…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:14 AM, Nov 22nd, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

DokterBertho Indrukwekkende brief in @medischcontact: “U heeft vandaag een mens gedood.” pic.twitter.com/8SyibnIXYV

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:26 AM, Nov 22nd, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

brynguist Also:

- reliance on reader's ability to fill in prosodic cues that are not unambiguously encoded in the text
- super heavy subject before finally getting to the predicate

Poor husband is still fuming about "a means," he's not even emotionally ready to tackle "a, if not the" yet

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 8:23 AM, Nov 22nd, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

TriciaLockwood .@HarryandDavid you have my hams. you have my six hams

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 8:17 AM, Nov 22nd, 2019 via Twitter for Android)