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New Query Language for Graph Databases to Become International Standard

  • – September 17, 2019  – Neo4j, the leader in graph databases, announced today that the international committees that develop the SQL standard have voted to initiate GQL (Graph Query Language) as a new database query language.
  • Now to be codified as the international standard declarative query language for property graphs, GQL represents the culmination of years of effort by Neo4j and the broader database community.
  • GQL reflects fast growth in the graph database market, demonstrated by increasing adoption of the Cypher language, which has shown potential and powered the demand for a single, standard language to play the role of SQL for graph databases.
  • National experts from China, Korea are joining existing participants centred in Europe and the U.S. Keith Hare, who has been active in the SQL Standards process since 1988 and has served as the chair of the international SQL standards committee for database languages since 2005, charted the progress toward GQL.

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Language Both Enraptures and Deceives Us

  • At the same time, I think we have extremely sophisticated abilities to have some good hypotheses about the contents of people’s minds, even on the basis of very, very indirect information.
  • One way we know this is by looking at the gap between the meaning that’s communicated directly by language and the meaning that we have to infer from what the language gives us.
  • Certainly, directing attention, simplifying … For example, here’s maybe a less obvious way that you can deceive—and this is something I think about a lot as someone who communicates science to a general audience.
  • There is a predictive relationship that speeches that are expressed using very simple, basic language tend to precede very authoritarian acts, like the use of executive orders, for instance.

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Amazon brings Hindi language support to Alexa

  • Using machine learning and deep learning models, Amazon said it has addressed the contextual and cultural challenges that helps Alexa understand Hindi better and serve relevant responses to voice queries.
  • With over 30,000 skills catering to Indian users across entertainment, education, and sports, Rohit Prasad — VP and Head Scientist of Alexa AI at Amazon — said that more than 500 skills on the store have already added Hindi support.
  • Amazon intends to add add multilingual support in the coming months, allowing users to seamlessly switch between English and Hindi when asking queries in a language of their choice.
  • Adding Hindi should also help Amazon maintain its lead in the virtual assistant race in the country, as the ecommerce giant and rival Google jockey for the pole position among users through an array of smart speakers and other connected home products.

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Amazon's Alexa now understands Hindi

  • At a press conference in New Delhi on Wednesday, the e-commerce giant said Alexa now supports Hindi, a language spoken by roughly half a billion people in India.
  • Support for local languages has proven immensely beneficial to customers in the past, Manish Tiwari, head of devices category business for Amazon India, said at the event.
  • Today’s announcement comes months after Amazon added a Hindi voice model to its Alexa Skills Kit, enabling developers to update their skills in India to support the more popular local language.
  • Amazon says it offers it offers Alexa customers in India over 30,000 skills across various categories including cricket, education, and Bollywood.
  • The company’s voice assistant is available to users through its smart speakers — Echo Dot, Echo Plus and more — and over three-dozen devices from other manufacturers including Sony, iBall, and LG, the company said.

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#discussWhat was your first programming language and why?

  • I use JS a lot these days but it's not the first one I learned (it was the second).
  • My first foray into programming was a combination of C++ and GameMaker Language.
  • I wanted to make games when I grew up and I remember reading everywhere that C++ was the language to learn.
  • I was also using GameMaker a lot after school to hack together terrible prototypes which, at the time, used GameMaker Language.
  • After reading through hundreds of pages of a introduction to C++ book, I still never really got the hang of C++ but some of that knowledge stuck around and helped out with JS and Python.
  • Today I haven't written any C++ or GameMaker Language in years but I'm sure they helped me get to where I am now.
  • What was the first programming language you learned and why did you learn it?

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Building a Topic Modeling Pipeline with spaCy and Gensim

  • In this short tutorial, I’m going to show you how to link up spaCy with Gensim to create a coherent topic modeling pipeline.
  • Basically, we’re looking for what collections of words, or topics, are most relevant to discussing the content of the corpus.
  • For those of you folks who aren’t aware, Gensim is one of the pre-eminent libraries for topic modeling.
  • Meanwhile, spaCy is a powerful natural language processing library that has won a lot of admirers in the last few years.
  • We don’t really need all of these elements as we ultimately won’t be passing spaCy’s native output (.docs composed of .tokens), so tagged information for example, won’t pass through.
  • If you don’t remove the word “the” from your corpus for example, it will likely show up in every topic you generate, given how often “the” is used in the English language.

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Building a Topic Modeling Pipeline with spaCy and Gensim

  • In this short tutorial, I’m going to show you how to link up spaCy with Gensim to create a coherent topic modeling pipeline.
  • Basically, we’re looking for what collections of words, or topics, are most relevant to discussing the content of the corpus.
  • For those of you folks who aren’t aware, Gensim is one of the pre-eminent libraries for topic modeling.
  • Meanwhile, spaCy is a powerful natural language processing library that has won a lot of admirers in the last few years.
  • We don’t really need all of these elements as we ultimately won’t be passing spaCy’s native output (.docs composed of .tokens), so tagged information for example, won’t pass through.
  • If you don’t remove the word “the” from your corpus for example, it will likely show up in every topic you generate, given how often “the” is used in the English language.

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How to change the Google Maps voice on an Android phone or iPhone

  • If you're getting a bit tired of the Google Maps voice and want to change things up, or if you need to hear directions in a different language, you're in luck: it's easy to change the Google Maps voice on your iPhone or Android.
  • But getting this done isn't the most intuitive process, and if you don't know the proper channels, you could end up wandering around your app's settings for a bit before you figure out.
  • To help you avoid that, here's what you need to know to change the way the Google Maps voice sounds on your phone.
  • Both iPhone and Android users will be able to take advantage of the language-changing feature that's available in Google Maps.
  • If you have an Android, you may also be able to change the voice via your phone's settings.

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Top Factors to Consider Before Choosing Python for Development

  • Python is one of the most popular programming languages that developers across the world use to build the projects.
  • Though several web app development companies prefer Python for its capabilities, there are also some disadvantages like speed issues, performance, etc.
  • Python is a language that enables developers to perform more functions than any other language, that too with fewer codes.
  • It means that a skilled python developer can easily build a full-fledged project in less than two days if he/she is aware of the basics of the language.
  • The famous platforms like Raspberry Pi are based on Python language, enabling it to connect many projects to the real world.
  • Many programmers consider Python as a weak language for mobile computing as it is not native to the mobile environment and famous platforms like iOS, Android doesn’t consider it as their official programming language.

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Building a Topic Modeling Pipeline with spaCy and Gensim

  • In this short tutorial, I’m going to show you how to link up spaCy with Gensim to create a coherent topic modeling pipeline.
  • Basically, we’re looking for what collections of words, or topics, are most relevant to discussing the content of the corpus.
  • For those of you folks who aren’t aware, Gensim is one of the pre-eminent libraries for topic modeling.
  • Meanwhile, spaCy is a powerful natural language processing library that has won a lot of admirers in the last few years.
  • We don’t really need all of these elements as we ultimately won’t be passing spaCy’s native output (.docs composed of .tokens), so tagged information for example, won’t pass through.
  • If you don’t remove the word “the” from your corpus for example, it will likely show up in every topic you generate, given how often “the” is used in the English language.

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