All posts by xpo6

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

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

Grails 2 End of Life (EOL)

There is no information Grails End of Life or even End of Support for the matter. While Grails 2 (and 1) were developed with the support of Pivotal, Grails is being further developed in Branch 3. Considering that the switch...

/ February 1, 2017

DATALHUB a digital data repository and an alternative to CKAN

This user guide covers using DATALHUB’s web interface to organize, publish and find datasets and digital assets. Datasets and resources The DATALHUB is oriented toward the concept of a Dataset *and a *Datum. A Dataset is a (digital) Data Container....

/ October 21, 2016

Drupal is Horrible – Drupal REVIEW and Criticism

These are a few points written in frustration, so please understand why I feel like screaming Drupal SUCKS! Take these criticism and drupal review with a slight smile. (This is all based on the experience with Drupal 8) I am...

/ August 11, 2016

What is a domain hack!?

There are continously question on what a domain hack is, or if a domain is a domain hack or not. Below is a set of categories that constitute domain hacks. If you domain fits into any of the following categories,...

/ April 4, 2016