Using Python to Perform Lexical Analysis on a Short Story

One of the more interesting things going on in the Big Data world right now is some of the quantitative analysis being done on how people use the English language. This is widely known as Natural Language Processing—“NLP”—a field that can be thought of as a fusion between artificial intelligence and linguistics. A useful framework […]

Be Specific, Be Precise

Try and think of a person in your life that really pisses you off. Maybe it’s somebody at work. Maybe it’s some douchebag in your fraternity. Or maybe it’s some guy named Dave who spews totally ridiculous political opinions like they’re gospel. Now, think about why you can’t stand this person. But actually *really* think […]