Jolo Balbin

Developer. Programmer. Computer Scientist. Creator of @TextTeaser. Data Scientist at @BrightJobs.


Automatic Summarization in Medium

Trying out how TextTeaser will perform


To those interested, I tried summarizing Medium articles again. Here’s “Automatic Summarization in Medium II

So I have this algorithm. I call it TextTeaser. I formulated this algorithm for my MS research.


Automatic Summarization in Medium II

Trying it out again


It’s amazing that my post “Automatic Sumarization in Medium” is still getting views and reads. Obviously, it’s a post about how well can TextTeaser summarized Medium articles. It received a lot of positive feedback that even Ev Williams found it interesting.


I can’t stand long articles any more

I know… It’s not good.


This article is originally posted in my blog.

For the Love of Money
Sorry, didn’t manage to read it. TL;DR

I can’t stand long articles any more. I can’t read them completely. A while ago, I was attempting to read the article above from the


There are no real Data Scientist

Well, yeah.


It started with my MS thesis in which I used to create Readborg and TextTeaser. Readborg for a while shows the capability of TextTeaser until TextTeaser turns into a somewhat popular algorithm. Unknowingly, those two leads me to become a data scientist. Bright noticed it, and hired me.


Automatic Summarization in Reddit

Last time, I tried TextTeaser in Medium. But how about on Reddit?


This is a second part of my automatic summarization posts. You can read the first part here. It was entitled Automatic Summarization in Medium. I decided to have a series of post about automatic summarization application in popular websites.


Automatic Summarization in Medium

Trying out how TextTeaser will perform


To those interested, I tried summarizing Medium articles again. Here’s “Automatic Summarization in Medium II

So I have this algorithm. I call it TextTeaser. I formulated this algorithm for my MS research.


Shelf Advocacy


This is a shelf. Empty.

Imagine how many books you can put in there.