Natural language

09.05.11
New program makes it easier to turn your computer into a conversational chatterbox
09.05.11

New program makes it easier to turn your computer into a conversational chatterbox

We've already seen how awkward computers can be when they try to speak like humans, but researche...

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03.25.11
QuickCal for Mac: natural language events and todos for iCal
03.25.11

QuickCal for Mac: natural language events and todos for iCal

QuickCal has been one of my favorite ways to add items to iCal. It started with a Dashboard widge...

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06.17.10
IBM's Watson is really smart, will try to prove it on Jeopardy! this fall (video)
06.17.10

IBM's Watson is really smart, will try to prove it on Jeopardy! this fall (video)

As much as we love our Google homepage, computer search remains a pretty rudimentary affair. You pu...

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01.05.10
Soulver brings a calculator scratchpad to your iPhone
01.05.10

Soulver brings a calculator scratchpad to your iPhone

Acqualia's Soulver, a very cool "calculator scratchpad" (which we've covered before), has come to th...

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02.05.09
Widget watch: Add iCal events using natural language with QuickCal
02.05.09

Widget watch: Add iCal events using natural language with QuickCal

A new widget has found its way onto my Dashboard: QuickCal. It makes adding iCal events as easy as...

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01.23.09
Today 1.6 adds natural language parsing for new events
01.23.09

Today 1.6 adds natural language parsing for new events

Second Gear Software released version 1.6 of Today on Tuesday, fixing some minor bugs and adding nat...

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