Buchrezension: “Die geheimen Muster der Sprache”

Als Linguistin und Krimiliebhaberin war ich sehr gespannt über die Veröffentlichung eines neuen Buches über forensische Linguistik! Diese Teildisziplin der Linguistik beschäftigt sich mit geschriebener Sprache im Zusammenhang von kriminalistischen Fragestellungen und Ermittlungen, zum Beispiel Erpressung oder Drohungen in anonymen Briefen und E-Mails. Solche Fälle landen auf dem Tisch von Patrick Rottler und Leo Martin,... Continue Reading →

Book review: Invisible Women

"Most of recorded human history is one big data gap." In her book Invisible Women, Caroline Criado Perez illustrates with tenths of real-world examples and scientific studies how women are being discriminated against in all areas of everyday life: from housing and public transport planning, to cars and smartphones design and, maybe most obviously, healthcare... Continue Reading →

WAD Live Week – on the pitfalls of Deep Learning

We Are Developers is the world’s largest conference for software development. It’s a great opportunity for software engineers to connect with tech companies and learn about interesting advances in technology. This year, it was supposed to take place in Berlin, but due to COVID-19, it was moved online for a Live Week (25-29 May) of... Continue Reading →

WAD Live Week – on diversity in IT

We Are Developers is the world's largest conference for software development. It's a great opportunity for software engineers to connect with tech companies and learn about interesting advances in technology. This year, it was supposed to take place in Berlin, but due to COVID-19, it was moved online for a Live Week (25-29 May) of exciting... Continue Reading →

Women in Data – Berlin Chapter kick-off

Women in Data is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing diversity in data-related careers. To this goal, they organize networking events, talks on data science topics and career advice, and a residency program for aspiring data scientists with partner companies like IBM and KPMG. WiD was founded in 2015 in Sacramento, California, and has since... Continue Reading →

Data Science books to read during lockdown

If you're reading this post around its publishing date in April 2020, chances are you're at home, responsibly isolating yourself amid COVID-19 curfews around the world. What a better time than now to read actual books on data-related topics, that you've been postponing for too long in favor of short articles... To give you some... Continue Reading →

DataLingo is now on Instagram!

Yes, I just took my data science enthusiasm to a whole new level. I created the Instagram account datalingo, where I rhapsodize about data science, visualizations, Python libraries, and my love for ThinkPads and Pop!OS.But beside sharing my knowledge and learning progress, I aim to connect with data enthusiasts around the world and to raise... Continue Reading →

Zum Weltbuchtag 2020: Sterben deutsche Bibliotheken aus?

Am 23. April 2020 feiern alle Bücherwürmer den Welttag des Buches! Letztes Jahr habe ich zu diesem Anlass eine Infografik zum Stand der Buchproduktion in Österreich erstellt. Dieses Jahr liegt mein Fokus auf der Situation der Bibliotheken in Deutschland. Auf der Webseite des Statistischen Bundesamtes habe ich Daten zu Haupt- und Zweigstellen der Bibliotheken in... Continue Reading →

Goodreads Reading Challenge 2019

As the year is almost over, it’s time to review my one and only resolution that I've been sticking to for the past four years: the Goodreads Reading Challenge. For 2019 I set quite a reasonable goal of reading 24 books, an average of two per month. To combine my love for literature and data... Continue Reading →

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