Invited talks

Through the language glass: studying society at scale through social media. 2020. Computational Social Science Seminar, UMass Amherst.

-. 2020. Center for Social Media and Political Participation, NYU.

Is it social or linguistic? Examining internal factors in language change. 2018. New Methods in Computational Sociolinguistics workshop. [slides]

Academic talks

Measuring and modeling language change. 2019. Tutorial for IC2S2, presented with Sandeep Soni using materials developed by Jacob Eisenstein. [slide+code+data]

Why do you talk like that? Minority languages and politics. 2019. Guest lecture for LING 3801 (Applications of Linguistics) at Georgia Tech. [slides]

Language and computers…and society! 2018. Guest lecture for LING 3813 (Language and Computers) at Georgia Tech. [slides]


“Meet Ian Stewart.” ML@GT interrogation. blog

“Machine learning predictions.” ML@GT video. video

“What makes a new word stick?” ML@GT blog. post

“Coincidences and Surprising Connections.” Talk the Talk podcast. audio (starts at 11:30)