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  • Emotion Lamp Build Guide

    For Valentine’s Day last year, I wanted to create something special for my girlfriend to show her how much I cared about her. The pandemic had made it more difficult to see her as often as I used to, so I thought, what’s the best way to show her I care on a daily basis?…

  • Project Skylar: Language Engine Overview

    A key part of Skylar’s architecture is the Language Engine. The Language Engine has 3 primary functions: intent classification, entity extraction, and machine learning (more on this one later). In this post, we’re going to discuss intent classification, in other words, how Skylar transforms user input into its corresponding intent! Intent classification is essentially the…

  • Project Skylar: Introduction

        Project Skylar is my attempt at making a digital assistant that can compete with the likes of Google Home and Amazon’s Alexa. I’ve been working on this project on and off since 2013, back then my goal was to create something similar to that of J.A.R.V.I.S. from the movie Iron Man. I wanted…