Text Analytics

Image via Wikipedia Text Analytics is an area worth investigating if you’re interested in applying your hard earned knowledge of English vocabulary and grammar within a realistic context. For the uninitiated, there are some interesting web pages that cover the basics and introduce you to the tools and techniques of the trade. If you want… Read More Text Analytics

SliTaz LiveCD and Virtual Machine with WordPress Installed

Here is the latest release of my SliTaz Virtual Machine and LiveCD, both of which come with WordPress installed and Firefox configured with tools for blog post enrichment. Running the Virtual Machine is quite easy once you have installed VMware Player which you can download from here. The LiveCD should boot on most machines and… Read More SliTaz LiveCD and Virtual Machine with WordPress Installed

Metaphor

  Image via Wikipedia The study of metaphor is important for understanding the creative use of language. When we narrate stories metaphor is often how we bring what we are saying to life. Metaphor also helps us cope with complexity. Business writers utilize metaphor to make economic concepts more accessible. Enriching your writing with metaphors… Read More Metaphor

Words classifiable in four different ways as a noun, adjective, verb and adverb

Image by margolove via Flickr Nouns, Adjectives, Verbs, Adverbs Words classifiable in four different ways as either a noun, adjective, verb or adverb, are very useful when you’re trying to understand the semantic relationships that exist between words that are defined in Wordnet. You may or may not know that Wordnet is a free lexical… Read More Words classifiable in four different ways as a noun, adjective, verb and adverb