All posts by xpo6

Software developer in the realm of AI, NLP and black magic.

Diplo Hack Tirana 2018 – Diplomats and Tech mix to launch projects of civic and public accountability

Diplohack Tirana is becoming an end of the year tradition lately. This is an event of co-creation and innovation, it is a hackathon focused on creating synergies between the skills of people from a wide variety of backgrounds, such as...

/ December 5, 2018

Socket.io via Apache Reverse Proxy

I had a hard time connecting Socket.io via Apache Reverse Proxy, therefore here is a practical example of what works for me. The configuration was needed in the development of our web-chat interface for Zana A.I Companion. Normally once you...

/ April 17, 2018

Review LiteBit.eu – Do not use them!

First of all, if you are considering to use LiteBit.eu to jump into the cryptocurrency world, just don’t! Here is my personal experience. I have managed to spare 2 BTC during 2017, amount that I was planning to convert to...

/ December 22, 2017

Health Digital Platforms attract direct access as much as health queries in search engines

A survey by The Nielsen Company, points out that the more and more, people are trying to find information directly and specialized Health websites. The graph indicates that in 2016, while 38% of the questioned people indicated that they use...

/ December 7, 2017

Using Elastic Search Analyzer to remove Stop Words from a text

Elasticsearch is a fancy application used in many cases for a search  layer or an analytics engine. What is also interesting, is the set of features that Elastic Search has when it comes to Natural Language Processing. While working on...

/ November 9, 2017

Zana A.I – A solution that helps you get and stay healthy

The Internet has become a prominent source for people to access medical content. They use online sources and apps to access interactive content that helps to check symptoms, assess health risks, understand diseases, find medical providers, and evaluate possible treatment...

/ November 3, 2017

Advices on being a competitive professional

I run into the following list of advices in a Reddit thread. The post was posted by @visakanv, so head up for his site for more interesting staff. The post is here as a self reminder for me, but also...

/ October 7, 2017

.AL Domain Hack Sales – VOK.AL to be the new domain for Startup GetVokAl

Host.al, an accredited registrar for .al domains informed that the domain VOK.AL was sold for 1000 US$. Although the name of the buyer was not been made public initially, the domain seems to be the main brand for the Start-up...

/ March 9, 2017

Skype for Linux behind a proxy server

Can I connect to Skype through a proxy server? This might seem as a question with a simple answer, but in the Skype For Linux (ß-version), there seems to be no Network menu. I spent some time trying to understand...

/ March 6, 2017

How to remove stop words from a document or a bundle of documents

Although there are different ways of removing stop words from a document (or a bundle of documents), an easy way is to do so with the NLTK (Natural Language Toolkit) on Python. You can use the stopwords lists from NLTK...

/ February 8, 2017