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Hey everyone. I am a PhD Student in Computational Linguistics. My main research interest is computational linguistics for under resourced languages. I am particularly interested in computational linguistics for Bantu languages because of the extremely complex morphology that they bring to the table.

I am also doing research in sentiment analysis on stance detection and irony/sarcasm detection. Most of my research is on machine learning approaches.

Til about the hyphenat package for latex and the \nohyphen command.

Really wish I would have know about that two years ago.

i just cut open a capri sun to pour it in a glass over ice

say your goodbyes now because the police are on the way

Woo I published a thing Show more


self brag Show more

end of semester sad Show more

Programming question Show more

"Free world building idea: Wizards have the same trust in magic that software designers have in software, which is to say, almost none at all."

joy Show more

Built a deep learning machine for a friend. Now wishing I had the money to build an identical one for myself.

The unique thing about this one is that he only uses foss so cuda was out so I ended up doing an all amd build.

I have to say this vega56 is not too shabby for $300 and installing everything was much less frustrating than using nvidia.

confusion about a sign Show more

I was finally able to go to one of the linguistics colloquia since my friday sections were canceled for little 500.

I got to see a really interesting talk by Michael Adams about the linguistic reality of slang. Really cool even though I don't do anything in that domain.

car geeking Show more

This feels relevant to everyone's interests: a browser extension that tells you if a book for sale at Amazon is available free at your library.

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