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]
Presenting Economic Event Detection @ ACL18.
My economic event detection presentation at the Workshop on Economics and NLP.
I went to ACL18, one of the largest NLP conferences in the world last week. Blogging conference highlights is Sebastian Ruder’s thing, so I thought I would give a try too. The main difference with my post being the likelihood of getting read, which is much higher for Sebastian. I... [Read More]
Wanted Annotator at LT3, UGent.
Job opening for annotator student workers for the SENTiVENT project.
Job opening for annotator student workers for economic events in the SENTiVENT project in English news articles. The data annotation is part of the SENTiVENT project on economic event extraction and sentiment analysis. [Read More]