Noumena Corporation was incorporated in 2000 to provide innovative software solutions to businesses around the world.
Since then, Noumena has delivered solutions and training sessions in the US, Canada, Europe, Central America and India.
Noumena's principals are human beings with interests outside simple computer programs and teaching. Among other things, they enjoy writing fiction and composing music.
When a computer programmer starts looking for ways to improve his fiction, he looks for ways to understand why X is good and Y is bad.
While a creative act is creative first and foremost, there are rules to help create a pleasing piece of art instead of an amateurish one.
Learning those rules and writing programs to help you be more creative is why the Editomatic subdivision was created. Our goal is to provide innovative solutions to creative problems.
Sean makes the excellent observation that Editomat is a cool tool, and can help, but it's up the author to decide when Editomat is pointing out something that requires modification.
The talk was very well attended. We had intense discussions about features and how to apply them.
This presentation represented the the official release of Editomat.
The talk was lightly attended, continuing the stealth release.
He described spellcheck and grammar tools and showed an early version of Editomat to a dozen writers and editors.
It was a lively discussion of tricks and tips, problems and solutions and more ideas for things an automated tool could do.
Clif shared the "secret" download site for Editomat and folks started using and testing the pre-alpha release of Editomat.
The talk was well attended, with a lively discussion of potential new features.
Editomat was received enthusiastically. Several new ideas for things editomat could do were discussed and several new beta-users were recruited.