The DOS Era of Virtual Assistants

on May 16, 2018
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Not a week goes by where some industry-related conversation I have with a major tech company does not include virtual assistants. When talking about these assistants like Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant, and Cortana, I often have to remind folks that we are still in the very early days. One of the ways I’ve started doing that is to talk about these assistants as if we are in the DOS era of computer interfaces.

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