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Really large NLP corpora
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Jeeze people. You’re all noisy. I’m sure it was all done for posterity’s sake.

23M     irclogs/MagNET/#perl.log
29M     irclogs/freenode/#mysql.log
36M     irclogs/freenode/#debian.log
37M     irclogs/foonetic/#xkcd.log
39M     irclogs/OFTC/#debian.log
43M     irclogs/freenode/#jquery.log
44M     irclogs/freenode/#perl.log

$ for file in irclogs/MagNET/#perl.log irclogs/freenode/#mysql.log irclogs/freenode/#debian.log irclogs/foonetic/#xkcd.log irclogs/OFTC/#debian.log irclogs/freenode/#jquery.log irclogs/freenode/#perl.log; do echo -n "$file: " ; head -1 $file ; done
irclogs/MagNET/#perl.log: --- Log opened Thu May 26 08:31:32 2011
irclogs/freenode/#mysql.log: --- Log opened Wed Dec 28 09:03:49 2011
irclogs/freenode/#debian.log: --- Log opened Tue Mar 12 12:52:40 2013
irclogs/foonetic/#xkcd.log: --- Log opened Wed Dec 28 19:33:43 2011
irclogs/OFTC/#debian.log: --- Log
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Four short links: 11 January 2010
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  • mytop -- a MySQL top implementation to show you why your server is so damn slow right now.
  • What Could Kill Elegant High-Value Participatory Project? -- The problem was not that the system was buggy or hard to use, but that it disrupted staff expectations and behavior. It introduced new challenges for staff [...]. Rather than adapt to these challenges, they removed the system. [...] No librarian would get rid of all the Harry Potter books because they are "too popular." No museum would stop offering an educational program that was "too successful." These are familiar challenges that come with the job and are seen to have benefit. But if tagging creates a line or people spend too much time
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    Four short links: 26 October 2009
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  • Toiling in the Data Mines -- Tom Armitage describes the process that Berg calls "material exploration". Programmers very rarely talk about what their work feels like to do, and that's a shame. Material explorations are something I've really only done since I've joined BERG, and both times have felt very similar - in that they were very, very different to writing production code for an understood product. They demand code to be used as a sculpting tool, rather than as an engineering material, and I wanted to explain the knock-on effects of that: not just in terms of what I do, and the kind of code that's appropriate for that, but also in terms of how I feel as I work on these explorations. Even if the section on the code itself
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    Why a world religion? And in 20 languages?
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    In a blog entry I’ve explained why I consider running a religion and why I want to spread this religion with social media. Still, what’s the point with doing it worldwide? Isn’t enough to do it close to my own front door, either at home in Munich, Germany or in my native Finland?

    The reason relates to my interest for other countries, cultures and languages. Through my work, I’ve travelled a lot especially last year, as Ambassador of

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    Hidden Features Of Perl, PHP, Javascript, C, C++, C#, Java, Ruby, Python, And Others [Collection Of Incredibly Useful Lists]
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    Introduction

    StackOverflow is an amazing site for coding questions. It was created by Joel Spolsky of joelonsoftware.com, Jeff Atwood of codinghorror.com, and some other incredibly smart guys who truly care about user experience. I have been a total fan of SO since it went mainstream and it's now a borderline addiction (you can see my StackOverflow badge on the right sidebar).

    The Story

    Update 6/21/09: This server is currently under very heavy load (10-200), even with caching plugins enabled. Please bear with me as I try to

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    Career trap: Internet
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    Do you read German? Then I have two recommendations for you.

    First, go read this fresh interview with the German social networking guru Klaus Eck. It’s about “a life long job application process”.

    Second, go read the book “Karrierefalle Internet” (”Career trap: Internet”) by Klaus Eck. That book is what

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    Argentina Launch of MySQL: Customers, Meetings, Press
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    Señoras y señores, I am happy to have been part of the MySQL launch in Argentina yesterday. Visiting Argentina has been a great opportunity to meet with the MySQL users and not-yet-users in a country with 30 degrees Celsius, with colourful houses in La Boca, with an omnipresent Diego Maradona, and only minor challenges in the form of

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    Now I’m blogging in Russian, too!
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    To understand a bit of Italian, I just need a comparatively small amount of vino bianco. By contrast, to get any information flow going at all in Russian requires larger amounts of … preparation. That doesn’t have to be vodka, it can also be interesting discussions with Russians, or the opportunity to give a speech.

    Now, a blog is the scalable way to interact with the rest of humanity, and I’m trying to increase my fluency in all things Web 2.0. So, here goes, may I present my Russian blog:

    Like in the case of presenting my Italian blog, let me quote Google Translate’s automatic translation of some of my


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    I’m blogging in Italian!
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    Given that I don’t speak Italian, it may seem a bit strange that I just started an Italian language blog on http://blogs.arno.fi/dolce_vita/:

    But I do have a point with my blog. Let me quote Google Translate’s automatic translation of some of my “writings” — deliberately doing so without making any improvements on the automatic translation:

    Why this blog?

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    MySQL Presence Launched in Brasil
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    Bom dia!

    On Monday and Tuesday this week, a team of MySQLers (”Sun Dolphins”) and Sunnies (”Sun Classics”) launched the commercial presence of MySQL in Brazil.

    This means we have now have ambitions well beyond the growth of the MySQL user base in Brazil, which already is in the top five countries of the world when it comes to downloads. In other words,

    • we have a senior sales person assigned, with a sales goal for Brazil
    • we are recruiting sales engineers for Brazil
    • we are recruiting Support Engineers, who will deliver MySQL support in Portuguese
    • we are recruiting Consultants, who will deliver MySQL professional services in
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