Demographics of Apple Employees

Most Decision Makers Are White EEOD DATA Indicates 99 out of 122 Execs Are White. Graphic of @Apple executives based on most recent EEOD data Recently, the National Labor Relations Board sued Apple. According to the suit, Apple has fired employees in a retaliatory fashion. The employee in question had alleged Sexual Harassment by a […]

Tokenizing Text, Finding Word Frequencies Within Corpora

One way to think about tokenization is to consider it as finding the smallest possible unit of analysis for computational linguistics tasks. As such, we can think of tokenization as among the first steps (along with normalization) in the average NLP pipeline or computational linguistics analysis. This process helps break down text into a manner […]

Getting Started With The Command Line

First of all, what is a ‘command line’? Visually, within a Microsoft Operating System, the command line looks like this: You can access the command line by typing ‘CMD’ on your Windows Desktop. As the name implies, a command line is an interface where a user inputs literal commands to accomplish a computing task. The […]

Frequency Counts For Named Entities Using Spacy/Python Over MX Spanish News Text

On this post, we review some straightforward code written in python that allows a user to process text and retrieve named entities alongside their numerical counts. The main dependencies are Spacy, a small compact version of their Spanish language model built for Named Entity Recognition and the tabular data processing library, Matplotlib, if you’re looking […]

Guía de ensamblaje e instalación de OS en Raspberry pi 4 model B.

En esta guía vamos a mostrar paso a paso el ensamblado e instalación del sistema operativo para una Raspberry pi 4 model B (8gb ram).

N-Gram Analysis Over Sensitive Topics Corpus

I was recently able to do some analysis over the Sugar Bear AI violence corpus, a collection of documents classified by analysts over at the SugarBear AI group. The group has been classifying manually thousands of documents of Mexican Spanish news over the past year that deal with the new topics of today: “Coronavirus”, “WFH”, […]

Sugar Ray Leonard: ‘Canelo Has My Vote As P4P’

In the Ak & Barak show, Sugar Ray Leonard labeled Canelo as the best pound for pound fighter in the world. Sugar Ray recalled his bouts against Roberto Duran and Marvin ‘Marvelous’ Hagler’s boxing ability. Leonard empathized with Hagler’s inability to tolerate his loss against him. He also praised the abilities of the main names […]

Elderly Asian Woman Robbed, Beaten In Oakland, California

Betty Yu on Instagram: “OAKLAND GRANDMOTHER ROBBED A 71-year-old woman who just left the bank is seen knocked to the ground and robbed near 6th/International on…” CBS Oakland reporter, Betty Yu, posted on her Instagram account disturbing footage of a group of males who robbed and beat an elderly Asian woman as she had exited […]

Southern California: Chicanos Express Outrage Over Attacks On Asian Elderly

Throughout the day, Chicano communities have expressed outrage over violence against Asians stemming from false narratives around the pandemic. In Southern California, Chicano sentiment expresses solidarity with Asian community. This could be observed through social media postings from influential people within the community, like El Indio Botanas & Cervezas. Due to the vast amounts of […]

Whose Getting Covid-19 Fatigue?

There are a few ways to interpret the data we have amassed under the web application in Chicano Press. Today, we try to compare the aggregate infection counts to prior months. We hope to infer whose in some sense improving relative to where they were the month before. I’m sure there is a more sophisticated […]

Linguistics In The Enterprise

Why Linguistics (And Linguists) Are Always On The Back-Foot In An Enterprise Context Linguistics is often questioned by practitioners of Natural Sciences during informal and professional scenarios. Perhaps, this is the case due to the fact that the phenomena relevant to the Natural Sciences is more readily observable through instrumental means. The irony is that […]

Wearables, Speech Recognition & Musk: How Intel’s Loss Could Be Tesla Gain

Despite the famously late arrival to mobile computing, Intel did make certain strides before many others in the space of wearables in Mid-2013 and onwards. Much of it may have to do with the company’s strategic diversification which took place in mid-2013. Hundreds of Millions Poured Into Research & Development Intel invested at the very […]

Introducción a Python

Python es un lenguaje de programación bastante flexible y veloz cuando seconsidera que es un lenguaje de alto nivel. En este breve resumen del idioma se presenta un ejercicio que abre un archivo. Esta tarea es casi rutinaria en todo trabajo complejo. Ahora, si buscas un ejercicio más avanzado o uno que simplemente abarca un tema […]

Intro To Linguistic Theory

Linguistics is the science of language as it relates to human cognition. Metaphysical considerations on the properties of organic systems may seem far removed from the lower level details of language data, but the general idea is that the language faculty is ‘perfect’, has nearly exact properties that are recurrent and while not wholly describable […]

Leveraging NVIDIA Downloads

An issue during the installation of TensorFlow in the Anaconda Python environment is an error message citing the lack of a DLL file. Logically, you will also receive the same error for invoking any Spacy language models, which need TensorFlow installed properly. Thus, running the code below will invoke an error message without the proper […]

Raspberry Pi

Guide for Raspberry Pi Assembly

Guide on installation of Raspberry Pi and assembly of components. Parts In this guide, we will show a step by step assembly and installation of the Operating System for a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B (8gb Ram). For this particular installation, we will need a Vilros kit which consists of the following pieces: • One […]