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 →

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 →

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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