Documentation: a (fictional) sad story with a (real) happy ending

This post is based on joint work with Gerlof Bouma. Illustrations by Jan and Julija.

Here’s a sad story (it’s fictional, but sad nonetheless). Matthias, Pernilla and Ingvar were working as computational linguists, and within a certain project painstakingly created a ingenious dataset. The community, however, did not show much interest in the dataset and it was largely forgotten. Years went. Matthias died. Pernilla invented a clever algorithm and became a multi-billionaire. Ingvar moved to USA, happened to see a crime and …
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