Analysing Obama Speeches Since 2004

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Texts have been downloaded from this site, I have not seen the content of each of the speeches, but the overwhelming majority of these texts were told by Obama during his speeches. Anything else told by somebody else is negligible compared to the overall result of this analysis. According to Wikipedia The lexical diversity of a given text is defined as the ratio of total number of words to the number of different unique word stems.


Speech-to-Speech Translations Stutter, But Researchers See Mellifluous Future

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While computer scientists have yet to build a working "universal translator" such as the one first described in the 1945 science-fiction novella "First Contact" and later employed by the crew of the Starship Enterprise on "Star Trek," the hurdles to creating one are being cleared. That is because the practical need for instant or simultaneous speech-to-speech translation is increasingly important in a number of applications. Take, for example, the hypergrowth of social networking and Skype chats that demand bidirectional, reliable, immediate translations. Similarly, when natural disasters strike, the problem of aid workers struggling to communicate with the stricken who often speak other languages can become overwhelming.


Sterling K. Brown finished his Emmys speech backstage after getting cut off

Mashable

At the 2017 Emmys on Sunday night, Sterling K. Brown had his mic cut mid-speech. The 41-year-old actor was thanking the writers for This Is Us, for which he won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, after opening his speech with a tribute to the actors who had won the award previously. SEE ALSO: Lena Waithe takes home historic Emmy win for'Master of None' and her speech will make you cry Brown talked of being a fan "first, last and always" of the likes of Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston, who won in 2014, and Andre Braugher in 1998 -- the last black actor to win the award -- for his part in Homicide: Life on the Street. Yet, unlike the others who've been played off, Brown got a second chance to finish his speech -- albeit in the press room. "You know what, I wouldn't mind finishing.


Some Melania Trump speech lines mirror Michelle Obama speech

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The passages in question focus on lessons that Mrs. Trump, the wife of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, said she learned from her parents and the relevance of their lessons in her experience as a mother. They came near the beginning of her roughly 10-minute speech, which was otherwise distinct from the address that Mrs. Obama gave when her husband, then-Sen. Barack Obama, was being nominated for president.