The StoryFit Blog

This Year’s Emmys Confirm what AI Reveals about Women on Film and TV Screens

A deep data dive into scripts shows the status quo is tough to change. The 2017 Emmy Awards, with the most diverse gathering ever of nominees and winners (look at all those women on stage!) proves one thing: The industry still has a long way to go. But there’s progress. Nicole Kidman was the Emmy winner

Filed Under: sexism, 2017 emmys, character analysis, gender stereotypes, Movies and Television, bechdel, script analysis

How AI Can Select Better Titles for Novels

How artificial intelligence selects book titles readers are more likely to purchase Have you read Trimalchio in West Egg? Probably. But you know it better by its published name, The Great Gatsby. Did the new title make it a better book? No, but Scribners, the publisher of the 1905 F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, decided their

Filed Under: predictive analytics, book titles, consumer trends, narrative analysis, natural language processing, Publishing

Sentiment Analysis & Book Publishing

A few weeks ago, I talked to our developers about a phrase I heard them throwing around a lot: Sentiment Analysis. Once they finished their explanation, I immediately asked them to do a write up for the blog. This is fascinating! The people must know! And…they gave me a blank stare, a kind smile and

Filed Under: Publishing, sentiment analysis, editorial analysis, linear regression, machine learning

Disruptor Daily: How AI Can Invigorate Publishing

Guest Post by StoryFit CEO Monica Landers on Disruptor Daily So many books, movies, TV series, and multimedia adaptations published by so many studios, publishing houses, and individuals: there have never been so many stories to tell. The pipeline is full; inboxes are overflowing. And audiences are clamoring for … well, what are they, in fact,

Filed Under: AI, Disruptor Daily, Publishing

Digital Book World: Can Data Analysis Make Us More Human?

At DBW (Digital Book World) 2017, one idea stood out: data analysis & creative insights might be the only way to save our humanity & productivity (sort of). The 2017 DBW Conference was a jam-packed two days of thoughtful discussion. Publishing veterans and digital experts gathered to examine recent developments in technology and perspective, and

Filed Under: Publishing, data analysis, DBW, machine learning

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