Historically, setting up deep learning stacks with GPU support has been a hassle. This was because of poorly documented version conflicts between NVIDIA drivers, CUDA, CUDNN and your DL library of choice (PyTorch and TF for me). I remember having spent hours on setting up Tensorflow because its docs didn’t... [Read More]
Wanted Annotator at LT3, UGent.
Job opening for annotator student workers for the SENTiVENT project.
Job opening for annotator student workers for common-sense investor sentiment in the SENTiVENT project on English news articles. The data annotation is part of the SENTiVENT project on economic event extraction and sentiment analysis. [Read More]
A Cyborg Implant That Suits You: Exploring NFC Smartcard Tools
First steps on my journey to getting a chip implant.
I have been toying with the idea of getting an implant for a few years for access control and other NFC-coolness such as storing business cards or medical records. Nothing quite like being to key to your house or never forgetting your gym card. Those fantasies have recently been kicked... [Read More]
Tame the Snake: Python Package Management with Pyenv, Pipenv & Pipx
Best practices for managing Python modules and virtual environment.
In this post I describe the tools and workflow needed for a clean and simple Python development environment. Messy dependencies, mixed module versions and unknown requirements are a thing of the past. Learn to keep your development clean and free of conflicting and ambiguous versions. [Read More]
Announcing a New Economic Event Dataset @ ATILA18
Presenting SENTiVENT research at ATILA 2018
After helping setup the venue, I presented at ATILA 2018 (6th December) in Ghent. I presented previous results on economic event detection in company-specific news here as well as my newly created gold standard dataset for Economic Event Extraction. [Read More]