Librarians are pretty good at realising we are using jargon (at least in my experience) but we don’t seem to be able to stop using it. 393 more words
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While developing a spellchecker for isiZulu is not new, the one for Open Office v3 doesn’t work with the more up-to-date versions of Open Office, it was of limited quality, the other papers on isiZulu spellcheckers have no tools for it, and the techniques used were tailored to the language. 825 more words
So… about those bots. Bots bots bots. Bots!
In this episode of the botcast, a16z partners Benedict Evans and Connie Chan — along with Chris Messina, longtime advocate of the open web and more — pull apart various threads related to the topic of bots, mobile, and beyond: the (evolution?) from web to apps to messaging to bots; chat as an interface; “conversational commerce”; and so on. 136 more words