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Wesner Moise
Founder of SoftPerson, AI software company. Former Microsoft Excel developer (97-XP). .NET Enthusiast.
Interests: Software, Entrepreneurship, Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
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One of the most common points of skepticism I face from people is the notion that computers can understanding anything. Meaning, they presume, is the province of human thought and not mechanical computation. Even as conversational assistants like Siri, Watson and Google Now have reached mainstream usage, the numerous failures... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at SoftPerson Blog
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SoftPerson, LLC is committed to making general purpose software applications that utilize proprietary artificial intelligence techniques to automate creativity—performing tasks normally assumed to be the province of humanity not machines. The business plan of SoftPerson, LLC to build a natural language wordprocessor was a finalist and won prize money in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at SoftPerson Blog
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"when I think of how much cultural heft a film has, I'm more interested in how many people enjoyed the communal delight of being in front of the big screen, not simply how much money they had to pay to see it" It's difficult to gauge cultural heft from the number of tickets sold.... If we think about the audience of a movie, we shouldn't really exclude nontraditional viewing channels like DVD viewings in home theaters which are cheaper but far more popular than theatrical viewings. DVD revenues were twice as much as theatrical revenues in 2004. (Piracy is another matter, but shouldn't really count.) I have a problem with the Gone with the Wind analogy, because it was initially shown on tours, and then it's been continuously showing over a four year period in theatres back when television was not available and the revenue numbers are based on repeated showings over a half century.
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