Archive for April, 2009

Interesting weblog: Aristotle’s Feminist Subject

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Aristotle's Feminist Subject: interesting weblog: This blog has been a way to interact with some of you around "subjects" that Aristotle has taught too many of us in the west, even today, to disparage: females, rhetoric, and translation. Until we’ve recovered, I guess I'll blog a bit more . Also: The WOMBman's ...

Language Identification: A Computational Linguistics Primer

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

Slides and results from a talk I gave at Kalamazoo College on language identification. My co-worker at Powerset, Chris Biemann, has a nice paper on Unsupervised Language Identification .

Everything you need to know from Strunk and White

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

Geoffrey K. Pullum's tirade about the 50th anniversary of William Strunk'sThe Elements of Style as edited by E.B. White is deliciously correct. So, I want to tell you everything you need to know from Strunk and White, and save you the bother and expense of reading it yourself. Here ...