I've been learning Japanese again. Along with youtube videos, anime, manga, visual novels, I've been using the same idea I came up with long ago to strengthen my kanji. I wrote some new software pretty quickly (which I intend to publish in the near future) and have gotten past Row 5. To show my progress, see the test below and the list of kanji is available below as well.
校 今 英 屋 下 左 新 入 紙 川 手 作 語 五 聞 食 買 六 方 古 本 名 車 書Read more »
Mar 21, 2017
This blog is a continuation of this blog post which is a pretty good mix of technical and creative projects that this blog was originally written for. If you look at some of the way-way-back posts you'll see some of the things I've thought about and tried to work on from this perspective.Read more »
Sept 1, 2016
Yesterday I published a small piece of software to Small Wide World's git to very little fanfare. It was a generalization of a bad piece of software I wrote the day before. It uses NLTK to perform a simple task: parse a simple sentence which follows the form "subject verb object" with optional additional information starting with "because". Examples of this grammar include:
GnuPG is software IRC is a protocol software implements a protocol Javantea is human AI3 is software Javantea wrote AI3 Javantea writes software Javantea writes English Javantea reads German Javantea reads Japanese Javantea reads Portuguese Javantea reads Spanish
nlp1.py creates this graph of the relationships:Read more »