About the author
William Meisel is a technology analyst covering the use of advanced language technologies for commercial applications. He publishes a paid-subscription newsletter and organizes an annual conference in this area. He published a non-fiction book for general audiences, The Software Society, in 2013. His background includes a technical book on machine learning written when he was a professor at USC, running the Computer Science Division of a defense company, and founder and president of a speech recognition company.