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It was a bit jarring to check out voice computing from 50 years ago. Set aside a few minutes and check out this video from Stanford…

We think that voice computing is so recent but in fact, over 50 years ago, AI researchers were building the bases for speech recognition. Now, I’m thinking we should have been much further ahead with voice computing than we are today.

At the end of the video, I love the narrator’s optimism about speakers having natural interaction with computers within a decade. It sounds familiar.

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