Bio: Currently working full-time at CIONIC making bionic leggings, and in my spare time on VisiData, a terminal tool for tabular data. Formerly at Jawbone, F5, WotC, Microsoft. my tech keywords: Python, Forth, C, data, embedded, crosswords.

How a File Format Led to a Crossword Scandal

made by anjakefala, Saul, submitted by nicholasbs
Saul designed a plaintext file format for crossword puzzles and a data pipeline to compile a dataset of over 70,000 puzzles. This talk is an overview of how they did this and discovered a large-scale plagiarism scandal.


made by Saul, submitted by porterjamesj
Whenever I watch Saul present on VisiData I'm amazed at what a powerful and flexible tool it is.