Tag: language

  • My background and what Korea means to me

    This is probably going to be my most personal blog post in quite a bit. I’m going to explain why I am the way I am, and what made the way I am today. People who know me, know me to be a shy, quiet person, with very strong opinions on some subjects, and a…

  • Korean Grammar, Verb/Noun Conjugations, Continued…

    Korean Grammar, Verb/Noun Conjugations, Continued…

    Continuing from my previous post on learning korean, I’ve found that many textbooks and beginning korean grammar books are insufficient. Mainly, they’re too old fashioned and often teach you very formal, polite ways of saying things. But I want to be able to talk to my korean friends using colloquial modern usage!! I’m not going…

  • Ideas and Improvements for Apple’s Siri

    Recently I’ve been quite interested in Apple’s Siri, ever since I received my iPhone 4S and watching the WWDC Developer’s conference. At first I thought it was just a novelty, but upon seeing the upcoming features in iOS 6, my interest has been heightened. I’m interested in machine learning, AI, UI design, and aggregating content,…

  • Update: Learning Korean

    Update: new, more indepth korean grammar post here. So a couple posts back, I described how I was beginning to learn Korean, an exciting new language that is both similar yet different from Chinese. So far, I’ve found that although I’ve progressed, I haven’t progressed as quickly as I had when I first started. The…

  • Learning Korean

    Edit: I’ve put together a more comprehensive summary of Korean grammar here