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 them is more readily observable through technical methodologies that are better defined. For instance, a casual (as in an individual who casually has become acquainted with some […]

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 […]

Use Open Source Speech Recognition

To start, where would you ideally run a quick and dirty Speech Recognition project? Likely, the best place in a Windows 10 (and this could apply for a Mac as well) is in an Anaconda environment. Assuming this to be your case, I will proceed since some complications are avoided by how Anaconda interacts with […]

In Southern California, Counties Blame State Government When It Suits Them

Riverside, San Diego and Orange County all banded together to force the state create these exceptions on targeted reduction of activity in May-July of this year. They also have been very late to basic standards on mask usage which just this month of December became more or less mandatory or recommended. For example, Santa Ana […]

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 […]

Danny Trejo’s Donut Shop

Chicano donut shop! Get your Vegan LowRider donut. Danny Trejo’s donut shop in Hollywood. Address: 6785 Santa Monica Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90038 Don’t forget about these great spots in Los Angeles. People really need the support now more than ever!

Noam Chomsky, sur Israël et l’Iran, Israël et la Palestine, l’activisme universitaire, la drogue en Amérique

 {} {} {} {} Voici une interview récente de Noam Chomsky par un étudiant en psychologie et en linguistique de l’Université de Californie Davis (UC Davis), université mémorable pour le gazage à bout portant des étudiants protestataires de Occupy, par la police sur le campus, l’an passé. Dans cette publication de CounterPunch le 27 septembre, Noam Chomsky répond […]

Noam Chomsky Interview

SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 An Interview With Noam Chomsky by RICARDO LEZAMAFacebookTwitterRedditEmail Noam Chomsky’s latest books are Occupy (Zuccotti Park Press) and Making the Future: Occupations, Interventions, Empire and Resistance(City Lights Publishers). RICARDO LEZAMA: Have you heard about the Stand With Us group/campaign? NOAM CHOMSKY: No. Tell me about it. LEZAMA: They are a group that spread favorable propaganda regarding the IDF on […]

Kashaya Language Documentation

In the summer of 2009, I participated in a6 week language documentation course as part of the Linguistic Society of America’s biannual Summer School, where the most engaged graduates (and undergraduates) meet and socialise to work on advanced topics in linguistic theory. The linked work here is a reference to Berkeleys Language Archive where my […]

Juan Alderete Interview: Racer X, Mars Volta

Juan Alderete interview in Brooklyn, New York City. In 2014, I got to talk to him about his music, the long shot potential AMLO presidency and about interesting Chicano/Mexican history. Enjoy!