Archive for March, 2010

My current project in Natural Language Processing is to make a “language model” that is capable of generating random sentences. When I say “random” though, I don’t mean purely random- as in, the program picks words completely willy-nilly, which would produce gibberish like “helped spring to ferocious city while gaps thereby progression”. Instead, what the […]


The Large Hadron Collider reports that, at this very moment, the two particle beams are each circulating at 3.5 TeV, for a total of 7 TeV of energy. The beams are not colliding yet, but so far everything appears stable, and they say they may begin collisions as early as 1 am EST. 7 TeV […]