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Facing the Future

Can a New Zealand-based lab take virtual assistants from the realm of marketing gimmicks and endow them with real intelligence?

OOne day in the spring of 2010, a computer scientist named Mark Sagar sat down to compose an email to his boss, film director Peter Jackson. Sagar had been the special projects supervisor on Jackson’s 2005 film, King Kong




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