Simon Willison’s Weblog


Thursday, 25th September 2008

Reia. The most common complaint I see about Erlang is the syntax. Reia is a Python-style scripting language (with a dash of Ruby) that runs on the Erlang virtual machine. Looks promising.

# 6:12 pm / erlang, programming, python, reia, ruby

Cheap, Easy Audio Transcription with Mechanical Turk. Andy Baio’s in-depth tutorial on submitting HITs to Mechanical Turk. I hadn’t realised how straight forward and powerful the interface has become.

# 6:37 pm / amazon, andy-baio, hits, mechanicalturk, transcription