Contribute Media
A thank you to everyone who makes this possible: Read More

Putting 1 million new words into the dictionary


Speaker: Manuel Ebert

2015 was the year of spocking, amabots, dadbuds, and smol. Like half of all english words used every day, these words are not in the dictionary. Until we put them there. In this talk, I’ll describe how we found definitions for 1 Million words that were missing from dictionaries, what it takes to do Natural Language Processing at that scale, and how to be the least popular scrabble winner.

Slides can be found at: and

Improve this page