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Old 09-14-2013, 08:28 AM
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Default 'Cortana' coming to Windows

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-st...i-8814284.html

Seems like MS have their own 'cloud powered' take on Siri and Google Now ? Is this what 'cloud power' has been waiting for ? And can we expect to see it in every MS 'device' ?

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Oh, that skynet with boobs thing?

I can see how it might have some appeal, but I don't think this will be taken too seriously, except by some gadgeteers.
It's going to be hyped like hell and will be the thing for every corporate suit to have.

Like top-geared joggers in N.Y. loudly talking something 'with' Siri?
(Not that I have ever experienced one, but I ROFLOLed just by reading about it.

Entertainment value is going to be high!

ps. I wonder if they will follow the Halo story with where this will go.. oooh, that would be fun.
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Well, I was going to point out that the last time most people encountered Cortana she was acting like a basket case about to have a supernova mental breakdown...

But I figured they might have some of the bugs ironed out by now.
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I would love to see how this is different to Siri or Google Now.
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How's that for a trojan in the right places? Convince people to WANT to spill the beans to your AI
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How's that for a trojan in the right places? Convince people to WANT to spill the beans to the NSA
FTFY.

People still want clouds and freely give up unencrypted information to them?
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FTFY.
It's what I was intimating to begin with tbh
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I have to admit I like the ads comparing iPad with Surface; Siri keeps saying "Oh, dear, I don't have that either."

Too many people who can let their digital devices run their lives; luckily those people don't actually do anything useful. Almost all the people who have those devices are marketing/sales types or corporate managers, both useless careers.
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