In five years, Microsoft expects more Internet searches to be done through speech than through typing on a keyboard, Gates told about 1,200 students and faculty members Thursday at Carnegie Mellon University.If nothing else, it's going to take a good while for anyone over the age of 17 to get comfortable talking out loud to a computer. My grandmother could barely leave a voice mail message. I still feel weird giving an verbal account number to a bank computer somewhere, and almost always choose to enter the digits by hand.
Friday, February 22, 2008
Speech vs. Typing
I don't see this happening--perhaps in 15 years, but not in 5:
Posted by David Appell at 2/22/2008 03:19:00 PM