Weekly Recap: Voice Personalization, 100 Million Headlines, and Automated Photography

Posted by Kenny S. on Jul 14, 2017 10:21:50 PM

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The Future of Voice-Driven Personalized Customer Experiences Has Arrived – The Next Web

When it comes to customer experience, how will your brand stand out from the others? In this article, Neil C. Hughes picks up on some important developments around voice-enabled devices like Amazon’s Alexa, Google Home, and Apple’s Siri. Not only have sales been up recently, but voice analytics are getting smarter and capable of handling even more sophisticated commands. As the technology progresses, brands will continually have to adapt to bring customers’ physical voices into each customer experience.

We Analyzed 100 Million Headlines. Here’s What We Learned (New Research) – Buzzsumo

Content developers, you’re in for a treat. No one has to tell you how important it is to write headlines that capture attention and draw in readers. Without attractive headlines, virtually every one of your content marketing campaigns will fail. In this extensive bit of research conducted from Buzzsumo, Steve Rayson—along with expert analysis from several others—lays out an impressive area of data on what exactly makes for a good headline. You’ll find a great deal of wisdom to apply to your content development today.

Google’s DeepMind Is Now Capable of Creating Images from Your Sentences – Futurism

Patrick Caughill’s article took the more future-minded corners of the internet by storm last week. In it, he reports on one of the newest developments at Google’s DeepMind. According to Caughill’s report, Google’s AI is now “capable of creating photorealistic pictures from human input in the form of sentences." Instead of scouring Pixabay for 10 minutes to find an image for your newest blog post, imagine popping over to Google, typing in ‘30-year old entrepreneur stressed about staffing,' and getting a fully customized photograph – sui generis. Not bad, huh?

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