NLP Landscape: Ireland

Are you looking to study or work in the field of NLP? For this series, NLP People will be taking a closer look at the NLP education landscape in different parts of the world, including the best sites for job-seekers and where you can go for the leading NLP-related education programs on offer. The first

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Emoticon Use From East to West

Emoticons become ever more prevalent in the text-based communications of today, giving context for written communication such as emails, texts and online forum posts. Just as facial expressions and body language do in personal interactions, these animations serve a similar purpose. If a business or brand intends to succeed in their messaging across cultural and

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Popular Machine Learning Data Skills

Machine learning is a rapidly growing segment of computer science and engineering. The discipline combines skills from multiple areas including programming, computer science, information technology, data science and engineering. The general idea behind machine learning is to give computers the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed. They are valuable for any business and customer

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What’s new with neural machine translation

Originally published at PangeaMT blog I recently attended TAUS Tokyo Summit, where neural machine translation (NMT) was a hot topic. As Macduff Hughes from Google put it “Neural machine translation was a rumor in 2016. The first releases and tests happened six months ago and now it is here.”  Although it is early days to

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NLP People: the 2016 NLP job market analysis

One year after its launch, NLPPeople analysed the hundreds of job ads that had been published on its website during that time. In a blog post we discussed the supremacy of the US in NLP jobs, the imbalance between industry and academia, among other other striking patterns. Almost three years later it’s time to take

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Deep learning: why should you care?

Deep learning is currently taking the IT world by storm. Facebook, Bloomberg and Google are actively exploring deep learning techniques. Thousands of deep learning startups operating in various industries raise seed funding every day. If you like traveling, have the budget and want to find out more about deep learning technology, there are so many

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Multilingual Big Data: Why And How

Big Data and cross-language processing can be a very happy marriage that will open way to the new generation of powerful multilingual product. However, what is missing to let it happen already? What is the profile of the individual who will bring the multlingual Big Data to life? Read about it below. Big Data is a

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