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Cortana Opens Up Where Siri Remains a Recluse

A Big Step Forward that Leaves Much To Be Desired

Given Apple’s and Google’s dominance, not many of us follow Microsoft news anymore. But instead of coming apart at the seams, it looks like Microsoft is adopting the only credible strategy – trying to out-innovate its competition to the point where it becomes a leader again. 982 more words

Mobile Platforms

I 5 benefici del Self-Service e Natural Language

AICEX: i sistemi di self-service si sono evoluti enormemente. Esploriamo alcuni benefici delle nuove tecnologie che comprendono anche il riconoscimento vocale e il voice to text. 689 more words

Customer Experience

Communication, Literature, Translation

A couple of readers of a recent post of mine objected to my claim that literature makes very little use of the common tools of interpersonal communication. 1,260 more words

natural and artificial languages, and scripts and gestures

Is classical Chinese a natural language? Artificial language?

According to Wikipedia (our most reliable source, “naturally”), a natural language is “unpremeditated” when it is used. When someone is truly fluent in classical Chinese, what happens in their brains? 225 more words


zipfs law

Zipf’s Law


  • Edleno et all, Fast and Flexible Word Searching on Compressed Texts
  • Zipf, G. 1949, Human Behaviour and the Principle of Least Effort, Addison Wesley…
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heaps law

Heaps Law


  • Edleno et all, Fast and Flexible Word Searching on Compressed Texts
  • Heaps, J, 1978, Information Retrieval – Computational and Theoretical Aspects, Academic Press…
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LOL RIP: Posthumous Tweeting and Natural Language Processing

On cold, dark nights when the internet is down, what keeps me up is the thought of my future children tracing every ill-advised status update and photo uploaded to the internet in my teenage years. 902 more words