Dealing with Duplicates

John Smith. J Smith. Smith, John. How to find if this John is the same as that John!

Thilina Rajapakse
Skil-AI
Published in
3 min readOct 11, 2020

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Have you ever searched for a contact on your phone and come up with several duplicate or near-duplicate entries? (I’m fairly certain this isn’t just me!) For me, this tends to happen when I forget that I already have a particular contact saved and create a new one for a new number…

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Thilina Rajapakse
Skil-AI

AI researcher, avid reader, fantasy and Sci-Fi geek, and fan of the Oxford comma. www.linkedin.com/in/t-rajapakse/