The rise of personal assistants and the death of the search box

by Eric Enge
On March 1, Behshad Behzadi, Google’s director of conversational search, gave a keynote address at SMX West in San Jose. This keynote was loaded with insight into Google’s perspective on where search is today, and where it’s going. In today’s column, I’m going to provide a review of some of the things I took out of the keynote, then offer my thoughts on what the future holds.Read the full article

Captain Kirk talks to Siri

In this Star Trek episode (original series Season 1), Captain Kirk looks for information about a criminal by talking to a computer. There is uncanny resemblance between how the computer works and today's Siri (Apple iOS).


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