Sunday, March 21, 2010

NLP blog reports weird results in Google 5-gram list

Has anyone else spotted similar stuff to this?

Recently Oliver Charles (an undergrad at Lancaster University) has been comparing Google, Bing and Yahoo word counts for several thousand single words and MWEs. Paper coming soon!

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Windows to mac tips part 5: zip with password

If you're used to Winzip or the Windows built in possibility to add a password to a zip file, then this can be done on OSX with "zip -e /dir/files*" on the command line. You're then prompted for a password. To unzip, I've found it best to use Stuffit expander rather than the default archive utility.

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