Happy birthday to Marjorie Lee Browne who was born on this day in 1914. Her work on linear algebra, topology, and the properties of classical groups and being the first Black women to earn a PhD in mathematics from a US university makes her a champion Blerd (↬ Bluesky)

TextFX, Google’s latest AI project using PaLM 2, looks interesting on the surface but no rapper using this would ever be taken seriously (by serious people). I also don’t know (yet) whether any OpenAI models could offer something similar out of the box (conditions apply).