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What we can learn from Siri and Alexa

Artificial intelligence will reach human levels by around 2029. Follow that out further to, say, 2045, we will have multiplied the intelligence, the human biological machine intelligence of our civilisation a billion-fold. Ray Kurzweil Voice activation and virtual assistants are taking the tech world by storm. At the recent CES (consumer electronics show) in Las Vegas, all talk was around the ‘smart home’ with Amazon’s voice activation tool ‘Alexa’ as the central tool for many house na