Monthly Archives: September 2018

Writing well

We rely on written language to develop software. I used to joke that I worked as a professional email writer rather than a computer programmer (and it wasn’t really a joke). So if you want to be a better engineer, … Continue reading

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GUADEC 2018 Videos: All Done

All the editing & uploading for the GUADEC videos is now finished. The videos were all uploaded to YouTube some time ago, and they are all now available on http://videos.guadec.org/2018 as well. Thanks to everyone who helped with the editing: … Continue reading

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Natural Language Processing

This month I have been thinking about good English sentence and paragraph structure. Non-native English speakers who are learning write in English will often think of what they want to say in their first language and then translate it. This … Continue reading

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