Archives for the Month of July, 2023

Learning Chinese (well enough to order from the menu) using MTurk

TL;DR: I used MTurk and PostgreSQL to create vocab flash cards for Chinese restaurant menus, ranked from most common to least common terms. It’s an embarrassing scenario: you’re dining with friends at a Chinese restaurant when the server drops off the menus, including the non-English “secret menu”. All eyes turn to you, as the only […]