The StoryFit Blog

Vice Is a Cinderella Story? AI Finds 5 Surprising Insights about This Year’s Oscar Nominees

It probably won’t blow your mind to learn that the characters in Black Panther are objectively more complex than the ones in Mary Poppins. (More on both films in a moment.) But sometimes, artificial intelligence can spot things we otherwise might not. Here are five of our favorite insights StoryFit’s AI-driven software gleaned about this

Filed Under: AI, Movies and Television, oscars, Insights, Uncategorized

Beyond Bechdel: How This Year’s Oscars Stack Up on Female Representation

A year after the “Time’s Up” movement owned the Academy Awards, women continue to play a powerful role in the evolution of Hollywood and its most prestigious awards ceremony. From power hungry (“The Favourite,” “Vice”) to fiercely loyal (“If Beale Street Could Talk,” “A Star Is Born”), patient (“Green Book,” “Bohemian Rhapsody”), formidable (“Black Panther,”

Filed Under: AI, Movies and Television, oscars, Uncategorized, Female Representation

Anger & Disgust: AI Shows Emotions Run High in This Year’s Oscar Noms

Hollywood extols the virtues of emotionally complicated characters, and this year, it’s certainly delivering them. A breakdown by StoryFit’s AI-driven software shows that, at both the 2017 and 2018 Academy Awards, the nominees for Best Picture featured characters who generally expressed only two emotions at high levels: joy and sadness. Other emotions like anger, disgust,

Filed Under: AI, Movies and Television, oscars, Insights, Uncategorized

How Keywords Help Readers Find Books on Amazon

  Boosting Amazon Book Sales 101: It All Starts with Keywords To sell a book on Amazon, a reader has to find it: keywords are a critical element of that search because the directly affect discovery. 1. Amazon tracks consumer keyword searches, clicks & purchases. 2. Keywords that generate click rank higher; those that equal a

Filed Under: amazon, discoverability, keywords, metadata, Videos - Books

Why stories matter–and how technology can serve them

Stories are important. They help us create our world. Now, maybe more than ever, it’s critical that we understand our stories. We use stories not only to inform our developing minds, but to make sense of the unexplainable. Whenever something bad happens, we ask “why?” We construct a story around the circumstances –identify the hero,

Filed Under: Movies and Television, Publishing, Artificial Intelligence for Business, STEM, we need diverse books

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