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]

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]