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Tag: artificial intelligence

Dylan’s Desk: Siri is the grandmother of Marvin the Paranoid Android

In Star Trek IV, Scotty picks up a computer mouse and speaks into it, trying to get the machine’s attention. “Computer! Computer!” When nothing happens, someone tells him to use the keyboard. “How quaint,” is his bemused response. You might feel the same way in 10 years, if someone hands you a computer without a […]

TouchType uses the entire internet to upgrade its Android keyboard

    To upgrade its Android keyboard, TouchType Ltd. drew on the combined linguistic intelligence of the entire online universe. “We made a copy of the internet,” chief marketing officer Joe Braidwood told VentureBeat. SwiftKey X, the latest version of the company’s keyboard for Android handsets and tablets, is just an app. It replaces the […]