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Deploying CLTK modules on Heroku


Note: this is a technical post for all 3 people who might want to know about this subject. I’m guessing that people who need this information already know how to use CLTK locally but have less experience deploying software on platforms, and I’ve written it with that in mind. TL;DR: Use a post_compile hook, and

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Interlude: Rewriting My VergilBot with Owls


In the last month I’ve been a little distracted from my Ovid project, because I realized my Vergilbot was going to finish tweeting the Aeneid on Sunday, June 4 and I figured I should do something interesting with it after it finished. So, I’d had this idea for a while that I wanted to use the sortes

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Git and Node in a Chromebook, Without Crouton and Linux


Note: I don’t post a lot about technical things, but since I wrote this to remind myself how to get out of trouble, I may as well post it in case anyone else has the same problems. I recently bought a Toshiba Chromebook. My laptop died, and I didn’t feel like giving Apple $1000+ right

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Training People Digitally, For Real


This weekend I’ll be at NICAR, the conference that last year inspired me to ponder what humanists could learn from journalism. That means I don’t have a lot of time to write. But I wanted to share an screenshot from the NICAR schedule that I think is worth a thousand words: This is what a

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Finding Code Inspiration, Before You Learn To Code


Last week,  I talked about the difficulty of finding a cool code project to care about if you didn’t already know how to code. Because of that, I’m trying to think of things that inspired me even before I knew how to write the code for them. Maybe I’m not an adequate code evangelist. I cannot

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