Blog Archive

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How to read your Firefox history from the terminal
Want to know a bit more about your browsing history? Here are some simple oneliners to view essential information. Read More ›

Uncovering biases... really??
Researchers feel very righteous when they acknowledge social biases in the algorithms they create. But are they truly doing the right thing? Read More ›

Distributional semantics: a light introduction
Distributional semantics is a subfield of Natural Language Processing that learns meaning from word usages. This article is a simple introduction to the basic intuitions behind the technique. Read More ›

On unconscious bias in language › Brilliant, decent philosophers
Language influences what people think a philosopher should be: decent and brilliant. Does this impact on the way the field is run, and who feels welcome? Read More ›

How small is the World Wide Web, really?
We are continuously told that the WWW is huge, and that we must rely on large corporations to navigate its immensity. But is this true? Read More ›