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Sam Bowman
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A new NYC study shows that biking and walking infrastructure helps boost small businesses. And what town or city doesn't want to boost activity at local businesses?
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You can tell a lot about people from the paths they build. You don’t need to travel on a path, when you travel: you can walk or drive off the road. But you’re not really supposed to (you might get yelled at) and given the choice, you’ll usually choose to get where you’re going on the path, if there’s a reasonably direct one. Sometimes the paths we’ve built and the paths we want to walk aren’t the same: this usually results in what’s charmingly ca...
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The German model has a flight from Madrid to London in 45 minutes. The dad of the year shadow boxes his 3 sons on the train platform heading towards home. A beautiful couple stands out in the cold while waiting for a cab. The poet breathes deeply, smiles, and laughs with his old friend as they wait for the check. The plane comes. The train comes. The cab comes and so does the check, and the moments close out. Each minute drips like ink from the p...
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Hey, folks. I'm part of a group putting together a study on sound perception in Korean, and we need a few native Korean speakers to come in and record our sound stimuli. It just involve reading off a list for a couple minutes, and could include coffee!

So, if you are /interested/, /near +Stanford University/, /grew up in Seoul/ until at least age 18, and are /under age 36/—or if you have any friends that might fit that description—let me know!
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Take the value of the stock of the company you work at, and multiply it by the number of women you’ve slept with, times the number of foreign capitals you’ve visited, times the horsepower in your car, times the number of books you’ve read by Tolstoy or Whitman, times the number of miles you run each week, times how many inches tall you are, times the number of channels you get in your cable package, times the threadcount in your socks, times the ...
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Introduction
...and I hide in the stairway, and I hang in the curtain, and I sleep in your hat.
Education
  • Stanford University
    (Computational) Linguistics PhD, 2011 - present
  • The University of Chicago
    (Computational) Linguistics BA/MA, 2007 - 2011
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Summer Workshop in Natural Language Processing, 2010 - 2010
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Linguistics (computational and formal)
Employment
  • Google
    Software Engineering Intern, 2013 - present
  • Google
    Software Engineering Intern, 2012 - 2012
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Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan - Baltimore, MD - Chicago, IL
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Language Log » Sanity is the most important
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Court denies Grooveshark DMCA protection for songs like “Johnny B. Goode”
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DMCA? "I guess you guys aren't ready for that yet. But your kids are gonna love it."

What is it like to have an understanding of very advanced mathematics?
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Answer (1 of 12): * You can answer many seemingly difficult questions quickly. But you are not very impressed by what can look like magic,

Justice Denied | Bronx Court System Mired in Delays
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At a time of slashed judicial budgets across the country, the Bronx, New York’s poorest borough, is a stark picture of what happens when an

Stop The Maldives From Flogging Rape Survivors!
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We saved one rape victim from being flogged for

Federal Courts Without Judges
www.nytimes.com

There is no excuse for the severe delay in filling federal judicial vacancies.

6 states that might criminalize taping animal cruelty
www.salon.com

Several statehouses are pushing bills that could severely hinder food industry whistleblowers

French spy agency tries to pull 'classified' Wikipedia entry, only draws...
www.zdnet.com

In another example of the Streisand Effect, Wikipedia France's most popular article is an entry about a French military installation — the s

IPA Trainer - Practice and transcribe phonetics using the IPA.
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IPA Trainer - Practice and transcribe phonetics using the IPA.

Street Names | Country Mice & City Mice
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Pardee Homes advertises a new community called Alvarado near Las Vegas. I'm always curious about where street names come from in new communi

Addicted
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It’s not that I’m addicted to coffee - I’m addicted to 20 hour days. Doing it all. Having a calm morning and a cup of coffee, quiet focus al

LaTeX Tips n Tricks for Conference Papers
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A fine paper writing strategy is to write as much as possible, and then to shrink the material to the required number of pages. Close to a p

Exciting. Different. Right.
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First Look: Brunch Cocktails at The Beagle, NYC | Serious Eats: Drinks
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[Photograph: Alice Gao] When he opened The Beagle in New York's East Village last May, owner Matt Piacentini was definitely not interest

The Tallest Man on Earth
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The Tallest Man on Earth available for free on Grooveshark.