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The evolution of human to whatever Interfaces II

Voice interaction is different in many ways from “typing” interaction. One difference is the delocalisation of the computer/machine. You don’t need to be physically connected (with your fingers typing) you just need to be heard. This has some interesting perceptual implications. In spite of the image I have shown at …

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AI is becoming a marketing word and it’s a pity -VII

Home Intelligence If there is an area where AI hype is in full swing that is the home environment. We are bombarded by intelligent vacuum cleaners, intelligent microwave ovens,… even intelligent toobrush. True to tell, some advertisers downplay the intelligence a bit and talk about “smart”: the smart kitchen, the smart …

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Guess who’s the most trusted barman …

As 2018 draws to an end corks are popped and cocktail are mixed guess who people ask for advice most: Alexa! According to Business Insider the number of questions asked to Alexa on cocktail recipes during these festivities has reached the hundreds of thousands in the US marking a turning …

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