Posts Tagged ‘City Desk’

Marion Barry Accidentally Recognizes Gay Marriage

Over on City Desk, Mike DeBonis is reporting that the D.C. Council voted unanimously to pass a package of bills that includes recognition for out of state same-sex marriages.
Why did Marion Barry, who led a chant of "No to same-sex marriage" at an anti-gay-marriage rally last week, decline to oppose the gay marriage bill? Oh: [...]

I Write Like A Dude, Just Like Danielle Steel

Boing Boing points us to a Gender Analyzer which asks the question, "Man or Woman: Who Is Writing That Blog?" The program is developed to use "Artificial Intelligence to determine if a homepage is written by a man or woman" using a "text classifier" that's "been trained on 2000 blogs written by men and [...]

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