Redken machine learning for spam detection

For some of the telegram groups I’m in, I’ve been detecting users that after some period of time, just publish spam messages of any topic. There are many bots for controlling when a user joins, by showing a CAPTCHA that user must resolve (either clicking a button, answering a mathematical operation, inputting a CAPTCHA image text, etc). Some time ago, a colleague was using Machine Learning and I wanted to have a look at it and it would make a good feature to implement....

June 24, 2021 · 8 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez

Telegram Redken bot and amazon/discounts/bargains unification

Introduction During last years of increased Telegram adoption among contacts, the low learning curve to write bots for it as well as the capacity of bigger group chats and ‘channels’ for one-way publishing of information has helped the proliferation of ‘bargain’ groups. In those groups, there are ‘discounts’, ‘sales’, about any range of products you can imagine (clothing, shoes, toys, mobiles, tv’s, beauty, etc). From those groups I was able to get good deals, even sometimes, some elements were ‘for free’ via usage of coupon codes, etc....

February 7, 2019 · 4 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez

Writing a bot in Python

Hi, recently announced the support for writing bots for their platform, by providing details at I was missing for a long time the ability to get a count on karma like we’ve on IRC servers, so I started with it. My first try is published at github repo in At the moment it just uses the polling interface to check the new messages received on the channels the bot is in, and later processes them and send the relevant replies via messages....

June 26, 2015 · 1 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez
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