Reply to post: Re: I don't get Cortana either! (@WP7Mango)

FIVE Things (NOT 10: these are REAL) from the WINDOWS 10 event

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Re: I don't get Cortana either! (@WP7Mango)

You can write to her too, and as you're writing she automatically tries to pre-empt what you want to do with intelligent suggestions

Hmmm... Some of the probable effects of such text pre-emption programs on the way people writes are quite terrific. Users would end up writing like Cortana, in subtle -or not so subtle- ways. The effect could be weaponized by including subliminal messages in the list of suggested words, and making access to 'sensitive' words slower or more prone to errors, so as to make it more difficult to write/express dissenting opinions. Sorry, excuse me for a minute while I change my underwear.

The first thing I'll do if/when I install a Windows 10 machine at home will be to disable that bitch for good!. And I'll advice all my family, friends and customers to do the same.

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