The Software Society

How digital technology is changing our culture and economy


Reducing digital overload

What is the biggest problem most of us face today using our digital devices and services? Too much of a good thing. Email and other messaging systems are wonderful inventions, but we spend too much time going through irrelevant or marginal messages. Web resources are indispensible, but search engines too often return an overwhelming number […]

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Mobile personal assistants – Rapid expansion of options and features revealed at April conference

I was a co-organizer of the Mobile Voice Conference, held April 15-16 in San Francisco. As the conference title suggests, the focus of talks was commercial developments where voice technology such as speech recognition was used with mobile devices. The combination allows more intuitive and constant connection to computers, a major trend analyzed in The […]

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