Microsoft Speech Technology

Supposedly speech recognition has been improving dramatically – I’ve been seeing better results and Google Now/Siri/Talko are certainly betting on more voice usage.

But despite thinking Microsoft was on the edge of this stuff – their Lync voicemail is hilariously bad..

Yes today I have responded on would like to discuss the day I show not of people message.

Hi Riaz John Johnson I’ll stop just give me a call but he can’t guess twilight but on the basic you might not be able to just ringing upstate.

Hi Riaz Jones bicycle if you can call me back call calling first line says bye.

Amazed it gets my name right and not the rest though.

Data Visualisation: Art or Science?

I recently spoke on The Marketer Webinar Series on how to approach visualising data. You can see the full webinar here. It unfortunately sits behind a registration wall so if you just want to browse the slides you can do so below. My notes are also available on the slideshare site (they sit in the notes on each slide, which isn’t that easily discoverable) if you want to delve deeper.