Using NLP with Python

People once believed that once a computer had beaten a human player at chess, machine intelligence would have surpassed human intelligence. But mastering chess for a computer turned out to be comparatively trivial, as demonstrated more than two decades ago when IBM’s Deep Blue beat Garry Kasparov, the former world chess champion.

And although machines have certainly surpassed human performance in some domains, teaching computers how to communicate via human language, something we do with little effort, has remained a challenging task. 

However, owing in part to developments in algorithms and the democratization of natural-language processing (NLP) in the Python community, recently the field has seen rapid advances. What follows is an overview of the most popular NLP applications and techniques with practical implementations in Python.



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Using Google’s NLP Tools

Have you ever marveled at Google’s ability to find the right answers to even poorly formulated search queries? Or maybe you’ve been astonished by the ever-increasing accuracy of its machine translation service? 

In this article, we’d like to cover some of the innovations that Google has contributed to the field of natural language processing (NLP). We’ll introduce you to its cloud-based NLP services and show you how to use them in your own projects.



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4 Ways to Create a Solid Digital Marketing Content Strategy

Content strategy is the backbone of any good digital marketing strategy. Without a strategy, you’re randomly throwing content into the void. 

In order to develop a successful content strategy, it’s important to have a clear picture of who your audience is, what you want to say to them, and what you wish the overall outcome to be. 

In this post, we’ll walk you through how to create a winning content strategy that will help you attract customers and drive conversion.



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Open for Enrollment: The All-new Agile Software Development Nanodegree Program

Do you want to be at the center of high-performing teams? Do you want to learn to develop products that can offer continuous value to your customers? If you feel that driving process efficiency and building great products is your thing, then here’s news for you. We’re excited to launch our all-new Agile Software Development Nanodegree program.

This Nanodegree program will help students understand the Agile mindset, what problems it solves, and how to apply Agile frameworks to software development. Udacity is excited to offer this program in collaboration with ThoughtWorks, a software consultancy with 25+ years of experience helping companies solve complex business problems where technology is the differentiator.

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How Robotic Process Automation Can Transform Your Workforce

Implementing Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in your organization may at first seem like a double-edged sword. While it offers the promise of cost savings and business growth, executives and employees are understandably concerned about the threat of job destruction. On the contrary, automating your employees’ mundane tasks through RPA can improve productivity and transform your workforce.



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Your Social Media Marketing Salary: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know that 50% of people worldwide currently use social media?

The sheer number of global users means that companies across all industries rely on social media as a cornerstone of their marketing strategy. However, social media requires a specific skill set to engage audiences, making social media marketing salaries both highly attractive and competitive.

Here’s everything you need to know about this opportunity and how much you can earn as a social media marketer.



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