Monthly Archives: December 2015

Yeonmi Park Takes On Critics

Great literature provokes discussion. Autobiographies, for example, are bound to drawn a lot of attention to the author because people read and want to know if the things that they read are really true. In the case of Yeonmi Park, there are lots of critics that are trying to unravel the autobiography that she penned that has made the New York Times Best Sellers List.
“In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom” takes you on a journey that no thirteen year old girl should have to endure. Park depicts her travel from the chill of the frozen rivers in the middle of the night and a journey through scorching heat of the desert. By the time the book is over readers are in shock. This is the shock value that Park has hoped for. She hopes that it is strong enough to make people take action against this. Educating people on what a North Korean defector endures has opened the eyes of many, but this particular book has also brought the critics to the center stage as well. Yeonmi is now coming toe to toe with the critics on Youtube that have taken an aim at her credibility. She has stated that this is more of an attempt to silence the voice of a North Korean refugee that has made it out. She states that there is a real tragedy in North Korea, and her voice will not be silenced by the criticism. She openly admits that she may not recall every incident with astonishing accurate detail, but she has no issues with standing by this narrative journey. Her starvation was very real. The death of her father and the depths of despair are real. She has become an activist because she knows what it is like to feel suicidal, cold, hungry and afraid. Yeonmi Park knows what is like to have your virginity taken against your will. All of these things are important issues that she wants to bring attention to. She doesn’t want minor details to overshadow the huge tragedy that is taking place in North Korea.

Slyce’s Newest Improvements To AI Visual Search Technology

Shopping Online Just Got Easier

Online shopping has always been a way of getting freedom out of your life by not going to stores, not finding parking, avoiding sales people and avoiding those long lines in the malls. It is especially helpful in shopping around the holidays because consumers can find exactly what they want without the hassle of going to get it. The products are shipped to their homes, or in the case of the holidays, the gifts can be shipped to the recipient. Some companies even offer gift wrapping for around the holidays. The convenience of online shopping just got easier with the introduction of visual search technology.

This sophisticated and innovative techonology is being used by most of the major online brands and developers, but Slyce has a cutting edge version of the technology that offers something that its competitors do not have available. Amazon has tried to implement their app for consumers to make have an easier shopping experience. Google has its own version of AI visual search. Pinterest has an interesting take on the visual search technology that allows its users to click on things in pictures to buy them. This information was originally reported by MIT Technology Review, which reports a long list of competition in the visual search industry.

Slyce Makes Waves In Visual Search Industry

Slyce has its own spin on the image recognition technology that is creative and continues to change. They have made some serious changes to their platform that are to ensure that the user gets the search results that they desire. The AI technology always assists the user in their search, but Slyce has the added element of a real live customer service department to assist users in the quest for the right product.

The team at Slyce has also added a great new feature to help consumers who are searching for products that may be hard to find. When an item is out of stock, consumers are used to seeing that information on their screen. However, Slyce has a new feature called Slyce Link that is designed to help users who are in these situations find similar products. Slyce has made the shopping experience easier, simpler and less frustrating for consumers and retailers alike.

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