Humans perceive speech while listening, but how about machines?
The pretraining elephant in the room.
Is my sentence simple? Well, that’s a difficult question.
Through the lens of our taxonomy, you can see mountains of technical progress, but also thousands of languages on the ground without a way to climb them.
A classifier and a language model are put head-to-head in a ferocious face-off, distributional robustness ensues.
Talking with sociolinguists can help us avoid marginalizing people
If you want to understand how machines work, ask how they learn.
Explicitly collecting implicit questions
Commonsense Knowledge is crucial for AI systems. But wait, what is commonsense exactly?
“Everyone can build a model for an African language, no one can evaluate it like Masakhane can!” – Jade Abbott
A clarifying way to think about (and improve) probing neural networks for linguistic properties
A story of anger-driven development: yes, you can compare perplexities, no, not like that.
A graph is worth a thousand numbers.
Automated hate speech detection backfires, but people are awful online so maybe we should just cancel the internet.
I never meta learning I didn’t like.
What happens when relationships between Alice and Bob have gone too far.