User:Cup o' Java

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en This user is a native speaker of English.
es-3 Este usuario puede contribuir con un nivel avanzado de español.
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משתמש זה מסוגל לתרום ברמה בינונית של עברית.‏
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Majority ≠ right This user recognizes that even if 300,000,000 people make the same mistake, it's still a mistake.
they
he or she
This user considers the singular they to be substandard English usage.
xe
xyr
xem
This user thinks invented gender-neutral pronouns are ugly and stupid, and opposes their use in all situations.
mankind This user supports the use of gender-neutral language.
couldn't've This user believes that couldn't've would make a perfectly fine word.
since This user dislikes the use of since to mean because.
ubiquitous ≠ widespread This user asserts that the more common word is often not the most precise.
by This user has no opinion about the passive voice.
snkd This user says sneaked.
"There's" with a plural subject This user knows that "there's" with a plural subject is a pervasive grammatical error. There's There are too many people making this mistake. Don't be one of them.


infin¦
itive
This user chooses never to split infinitives.
... in. Ending a sentence with a preposition is something with which this user will not put up.
to
too
two
This user thinks that too many people have no idea how to use words that they should have learned in grade two.
if & whether This user knows how to use "if" and "whether" correctly.
than / then This user understands the difference between using "than" and "then."
their / there / they're This user thinks that there are too many people who don’t know that they're worse than their own children at spelling!
your/ you’re This user thinks that if your grammar is incorrect, then you’re in need of help.
its/it’s It’s really not that hard to use each word in its proper manner.
whom This user insists upon using whom wherever it is called for, and fixes the errors of whomever he sees.
You and Me This user thinks that if you believe it is incorrect to use "you and me" as the object of a sentence, a little talk needs to be had by you and me...
which & that This user knows how to use which and that correctly.
less & fewer This user understands the difference between less & fewer.
much & many This user understands the difference between much & many.
Latin Plurals: "Data is are..." This user uses "data", "media", "memoranda", "criteria", and "agenda" as the plurals of "datum", "medium", "memorandum", "criterion", and "agendum".
ain't nobody This user hates seeing double negatives clutter up the English language. He wants to stomp it out no matter what it takes.
based Based on experience, this user knows that based off is nearly always incorrect.
DM Causing unintended humor, this user edits dangling modifiers.
golden toad This user advocates lowercase common names in an encyclopedia.


. The This user does not put two spaces after a full stop.
, This user fixes comma splices. They are annoying.
, This user fixes commas that separate the verb from the subject or that separate two verbs or verb phrases in a compound predicate.
A, B, and C This user prefers the serial comma.
Wheaties, Cheerios, and Rice Chex This user prefers the cereal comma.
’s Thi's user know's that not every word that end's with s need's an apostrophe and will remove misused apostrophe's from Wikipedia with extreme prejudice.
“…” This user favours typographic quotation marks over typewriter style.
“...”!
US vs. UK
This user uses logical quotation marks. Internal punctuation leads to factual errors. It's not a style issue!
???
?!?
!!!
This user terminates excessive use of exclamation points and question marks on sight. Grow up.
; This user knows how to use a semicolon correctly.
- This user is a hyphenation expert.
This user knows the difference between a dash and a hyphen, and follows MOS:DASH.
: This user has a favorite punctuation you might not have: colons.
GN This user is a Grammar Ninja and says "WAAAAAAAAAA!!!!" as proof.
Pickyness Pickiness This user changes the adjective ending "y" to "i" to form nouns with "-ness".
tyop
typo
This user is a member of the Wikipedia Typo Team.


“,;:’ This user is a punctuation stickler.
en This user uses British English on talk pages, but the appropriate variety of English in articles.
big words This user opposes the use of esoteric, abstruse and recondite big words in Wikipedia articles when simple ones will do.
Johann Joachim Winckelmann (Angelika Kaufmann).jpg This user employs a more formal style of writing in articles than in talk pages.
English This user knows that 'to' is pronounced /tʊ/, not /a/.
you one This user knows that one should not use "you" in encyclopedia articles or other formal works.
Oh Shit! This user thinks profanity does not exist. (S)he believes that such words are the same as any other words and should be treated as such.
AIM-Able This user understands AIM talk perfectly well, but does not seriously use it. Ever.
H4X0R This user has moderate understanding of Leet (H4X0R), but does not use it..

I am generally experienced in anything related to computers - almost a "jack of all trades". I am also interested in philosophy, mathematics, and science.

Interesting[edit]

Wikistalker (excuse the name)[edit]

Wikistalker illustrates the relations between different things by visualizing the semantic relevance between the inter-connected structure of their Wikipedia entry articles.

In this visualization, each bar (or ray) represents an outgoing link from the Wikipedia article with its length corresponding to the semantic relevance of two connected articles.

You can filter links by their relatedness using the sliding bar and sort them alphabetically or by relevance.

Hyperlinks, once being an addition to the textual content, now in many cases are as significant as the content itself. In Wikistalker this idea is pushed to its limits by removing the content and only showing the structure of hyperlinks. It also revisits the idea behind Web Stalker, visualizing the structure and connections between different elements of cyberspace, instead of showing the content. It creates an alternative reading and navigation experience of Wikipedia articles by leaving the pathways and spatial arrangements the same, but creating a new navigational perspective of the virtual spaaaaaace of Wikipedia corpus.

Wikistalker is also a tool for the cartography of things from the collective perspective of Wikipedia contributors mined by machine learning algorithms. This gives a picture of the inter-connected entities within the world, mirrored in the structure of Wikipedia.

This project is implemented in HTML5 using d3.js and jquery

The semantic relevance measure is calculated by data mining the Wikipedia corpus using Wikipedia Miner algorithm.

Developed by sepans. UX design by raschin. Powered by Wikipedia Miner