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Analytics Dispatch 1/18/2021

Why you should do NLP beyond English

NO BORDERS
Why You Should Do NLP Beyond English
7000+ languages are spoken around the world but NLP research has mostly focused on English. It’s time to change that. - Sebastian Ruder

DIG IN
Data is Plural Archive
Find an interesting dataset by trawling through the backlog of Data is Plural, a weekly newsletter of interesting datasets. - Amelia Wattenberger

TRACK IT DOWN
Simple Anomaly Detection Using Plain SQL
Detect critical bugs in your code, without all the ad-hoc tools and dependencies. - Haki Benita

YIKES
Global Temperature Change
These well-annotated charts are great examples of how to tell a story with data—in this case, the frightening upswing of the climate crisis. - Bloomberg

TAKE A LOOK, IT’S IN A BOOK
From gmailr to the Google Books API
This fun project catalogs the 214 children’s books a mother and her daughters read in 2020, using library hold arrival notifications. - Piping Hot Data

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