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. https://youtu.be/tF43Zqoue20 It’s interesting to see interfaces that expand the NLE beyond the “Source/Record” model. The idea of interacting […]