I released some fine-tuned transformer models for Dutch : NER & PoS (CGN tagset), built on BERTje or RobBERT. Usable with huggingface's transformers, rust-bert, and later with the upcoming DeepFrog! github.com/proycon/deepfrog

@icyphox I really like your avatar/profile picture. I see some similarities with the logo I've been using for years (hint: it's also an abstraction of an animal's face).

Want to process an existing FoLiA XML document with spaCy and have rich FoLiA output? spacy2folia can do that now! (alongside plaintext to FoLiA via spacy) github.com/proycon/spacy2folia

Sympatiek initiatief om het zo openbaar te doen, maar ik ben wel erg skeptisch over de van vandaag, we moeten eerst bij de kernvragen beginnen, los van welke app dan ook. Wel mooi werk van CodeForNL
met zijndecovidappsalopensource.nl en publieke (technische!) discussie.

We just released new versions of our full software stack: Frog, ucto, libfolia, timbl, mbt, ticcltools, PICCL and more (all in LaMachine), this will be the final release by esteemed colleague and main developer Ko van der Sloot before his retirement!

If there is to be a app for contact tracing to prevent the spread of in the Netherlands, then aside from all the obvious privacy requirements (decentralisation, anonymity, open source, transparency etc), there should be an open protocol that everybody can write their own clients for rather than a single authorized app (which won't work on all platforms).

proycon boosted

Software is like an onion. If you open up the inner layers you start crying

Our dog misses his best furry friend in times of quarantine... Technology to the rescue! Telewoofing together!

@asherpen 谢谢你, I don't wanna move servers yet but I can surely look around there for chinese people to talk to!

Ik snap die nieuwe elleboogbegroeting niet, is dat niet dezelfde elleboog waarin we geacht worden te niezen? Kunnen we niet gewoon een beleefd doch afstandelijk buiginkje doen zoals de japanners?

For comfort and explanation in time of a worldwide corona virus scare, let's turn to mathematics! youtube.com/watch?v=Kas0tIxDvr

If I switch TV channels or turn the lights on or off, there's a big chance my doorbell rings; either I have very elusive pranksters in the neighbourhood or I have a bug in my

这儿在Mastodon有没有中国人?我学习汉语和找会说汉语的朋友门! 谁想跟我练习汉语?

I just published my PhD thesis "Constructions as Linguistic Bridges" on my homepage at proycon.anaproy.nl/post/colibr, feel free to ask difficult questions in preparation for the upcoming defence!

Я сегодня узнавал казахский певец "Димаш Кудайберген". Весь день я слушал его ангельский голос! Могу рекомендовать! youtube.com/watch?v=33buLNH0yr

@arjen Data Protection day? Is this the long awaited day the ignorant masses finally leave their walled-in and ad-ridden social networks and join the ranks of the open & federated freefolk?

@arjen Nee, dat lijkt er veel op maar is toch weer net anders. G5 (169x239) is iets aparts blijkbaar.

Today I discovered there is a G5 paper format used for dissertations in the Netherlands which is way smaller than A4. Result: A whole day of fun with resizing table and figure placement in LaTeX ...

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