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Microsoft Cortana: My First Week
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Whoopty
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Whoopty,
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4/15/2014 | 7:12:08 AM
Her
After seeing Her, I'm definitely a lot more interested in the potential for a digital assistant, but the functionality is going to have to take some major leaps before I see it being useful in a way that's faster than just looking up the information yourself - especially if you're not a fan of Bing. 
Thomas Claburn
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Thomas Claburn,
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4/14/2014 | 7:00:41 PM
What's in a name?
"Cortana" makes me nostalgic for the naming simplicity of Microsoft Bob. I wish these digital assistants could call people who aren't listed among my contacts. That would be worth having.


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