How far away from here is the most distant bit of the UK?

I like visualisations, particularly map-based ones.  Done well, it’s as if they give you superpowers or a microscope or telescope – you can see something that normally is hidden from you.  They help you to understand something, and in business that often means they help you to make a decision.  Below is a visualisation that … Continue reading How far away from here is the most distant bit of the UK?

When is a speech and language interface a poor choice?

Introduction This post is in a series about computers, speech and language: Why are speech and language interfaces useful? What makes speech and language interfaces hard to create?  Part 1: Overview What makes speech and language interfaces hard to create?  Part 2: Speech What makes speech and language interfaces hard to create?  Part 3: Language … Continue reading When is a speech and language interface a poor choice?