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Microsoft Positions Cortana, Skype, AI As 'Future Of Communications'

Microsoft is exploring new communication technologies with updates to Skype, Cortana and artificial intelligence.

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mak63
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mak63,
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4/4/2016 | 2:04:37 PM
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Microsoft... Future Of Communications. Star Trek fans are still waiting.
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4/2/2016 | 5:32:48 PM
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Interesting ideas -

>> We want to take the power of human language and apply that more pervasively to all the computing interfaces and computing interactions," 

That's a very tall order when one considers the vast, bvast scope of human language -- I assume he's not talking about one language, but language structures applied to computing interactions. 

It will take a long time to get to get it right, in multiple languages (not just English), and integration has to be perfect. 

I suspect he's overstated the goal, but time will tell
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