What is Natural Language Processing ?

In a post last January, I had termed 2017 to be the year of the banking bots and chatbots , virtual assistants and robo advisors did seem to get their fair share of the spotlight. Throughout the year chatbots and their use cases occupied a fair share of attention and saw very senior business leadership take interest and action to enable NLP based intelligent systems become part of their ecosystem. And over and again , the basics of the technology or how-it-works was asked . Presenting a small primer to enable anyone to be able to understand the nuances.

Terminology : MicroPayments

Micropayments originally came into being around the 1990s . As the name suggests , this refers to extremely small amounts being transferred online through web protocols. At that time online payments were expensive and the challenge was to make micropayment feasible for billing for online media publishing which meant restricting the cost to a bare … Continue reading Terminology : MicroPayments

Terminology : NanoGap Finance

The term Nano gap was coined by accounting firm Deloitte in around 2010 to describe the shortage of capital to fund the retirement of baby-boomer entrepreneurs seeking to sell their small, medium enterprises (SMEs).In the Deloitte report: "Micro-cap typically refers to those companies with an equity value of less than $250 million. Nano-cap is another … Continue reading Terminology : NanoGap Finance