This week, we’ve got articles from two of our favorite writers in tech. Enjoy! WHAT’S INSIDE
Issue #157 (Nov 10th, 2021)
Tech jargon translator
Naming workplace types
Confusing chatbots: “Does not compute!”
😂 “I’d plus one doing the dogfooding for pain points async, but I don’t have the bandwidth.” If that made sense to you, “congrats” or perhaps, “my condolences.” And if not, don’t feel bad — that’s just some of that newfangled tech jargon.
Steve Howe (not pictured above) has done it again, so stop whatever you’re doing and read:
Using figurative language can make a chatbot get its wires crossed: literally — I mean, figuratively! But promising new research may hold the key to getting dialogue
systems to understand natural human language.