A new app for your writing

and now….”The Thesis Whisperer…”

The Thesis Whisperer

Juan Castro wrote to me earlier this year to show me his new, free application ‘writefull’ designed for people who are doing their thesis in English when it is not their first language. I’ll admit, as a native English speaker and confident writer I’d never thought to use the Google technique he described, but it makes perfect sense as a way to check sentences are well formed. I was so impressed with the idea and the work I asked him to write a post to tell us all about it.

 Juan is a research associate in Computer Science at the University of Nottingham, UK. He has a strong interest in psychology, and in particular in natural language processing and acquisition. His work focuses on artificial intelligence and on the development of language tools.

Screen Shot 2014-03-03 at 4.38.54 pmOne of the hardest things of the PhD is to get the thesis written up. I…

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