Dinosaurs and the Intelligent Assistant

Matthew Weiner describing his show Mad Men: “The story to me is about the onset of a subversive ethnic point of view that has not yet poked through to Sterling Cooper. They’re dinosaurs.” A good secretary can perform a range of functions from typing letters, to booking travel arrangements, and picking up lunch. And it […]

Computational Video Editing for Dialogue-Driven Scenes

I finally got around to reading the Computational Video Editing for Dialogue-Driven Scenes paper from Stanford. For those who don’t remember this technology from last July I’ve linked to the video below, followed by my thoughts. Interesting stuff. It’s interesting to see interfaces that expand the NLE beyond the “Source/Record” model. The idea of interacting with […]