June 13, 2012
[[Person 1 shows off phone to Person 2]]
Person 1: Have you tried SwiftKey? It’s got the first decent language model I’ve seen. It learns from your SMS
Email archives what words you use together most often.
Person 1: Spacebar inserts its best guess. So if I type “The Empi” and hit space three times, it types “The Empire Strikes Back”.
Person 2: What if you mash space in a blank message?
Person 1: I guess it fills in your most likely first word, then the word that usually follows it..
Person 2: So it builds up your “typical” sentence. Cool! Let’s see yours!
Person 1: Uh–