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John Brown (no body) Silver badge

Re: Sales site categorization

"What would actually be useful is full text search, with booleans, of a free text field describing the object. Categories are nearly always 'fuzzy' and subject to ambiguity and misuse."

Sounds like an excellent use case for what currently passes for AI these days. It would have a much wider and more immediate use for a far wider range of people than so-called autonomous cars. But it's probably not "sexy" enough for the millennial devs (or lucrative enough!)

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