Microsoft CEO says artificial intelligence is the 'ultimate breakthrough'
|February 21, 2017||View for printing|
Calling AI "the third run time", Nadella said, "If the operating system was the first run time, the second run time you could say was the browser, and the third run time can actually be the agent. Because in some sense, the agent knows you, your work context, and knows the work. And that's how we are building Cortana. We are giving it a really natural language understanding."
AI has been the buzzword at Microsoft for a while now. And the CEO has gone on record to say that it "is at the intersection of our ambitions." Cortana is an intelligent assistant (agent) that "can take text input, can take speech input, and that knows you deeply."
BY SOHINI MITTER
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