Future voice interfaces could turn us all into geniuses — or idiots


If voice interfaces are indeed the future, Sophia Yeres — of Brooklyn-based Huge Inc. — today gave us a peek of what that evolution looks like. Alexa, Siri, or Google’s aptly-named ‘Assistant’ are what’s available, but it’s what’s next that’s worthy of awe. Each of the above, like it or not, is a gimmick more than a workhorse. There’s utility, but none are indispensable, and each gets it wrong nearly as often as they get it right. But that’s changing, and quickly. Yeres calls it the ‘quantified mind’ — a future where our ability to communicate with machines takes on nuance…

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