Have you noticed the increasing number of news articles and you tube videos that mention the rise of voice powered search? Alexa, Echo, Google Home, Siri all capture our imagination but underdeliver in real world situations.
We all have voice apps embedded into the operating system of our smartphone. Voice to text and voice recorder features are ubiquitous. Apps that understand your natural language voice commands are available for download in App Stores.
Please use the comments below to share what you think the future holds for voice app developers, tech early adopters, and sales executives at technology companies.
Open source software and stealth startups alike are investing in voice. For example, Common Voice is Mozilla’s code for, “teaching machines how real people speak”. You can go to https://dictation.io/ and if you don’t mind the ads, the app will transcribe what you say with a high degree of accuracy in many different languages. …
The only reason to buy art is because your love for the artwork. Those that speculate in an art’s future sale price tend to lose money because art is illiquid.
At auction, art buyers pay 25% of first $200,000 of the hammer price; 20% of amount above $200,000 to $3 million; 12% of excess over $3 million (previously $2 million).
Luckily, thrift stores are a great alternative to Christies and Sotheby’s. In August 2018, I visited my local Goodwill in the West End neighborhood of Atlanta and fell in love with a 6 foot wide oil painting.