Microsoft’s climbdown over its creepy Recall feature shows its AI strategy is far from intelligent | John Naughton | Windows

On 20 May, Yusuf Mehdi, a cove who rejoices in the magnificent title of executive vice-president, consumer chief marketing officer of Microsoft, launched its Copilot+ PCs, a “new category” of Windows machines that are “designed for AI”. They are, needless to say, “the fastest, most intelligent Windows PCs ever built” and they will “enable you to do things you can’t on any other PC”.

What kinds of things? Well, how about generating and refining AI images in near real-time directly on the computer? Bridging language barriers by translating audio from 40-plus languages into English? Or enabling you to “easily find and remember what you have seen in your PC”.

Eh? This remarkable memory prosthesis is called Recall. It takes constant screenshots in the background while you go about your daily computer business. Microsoft’s Copilot+ machine-learning tech then scans (and “reads”) each of these screenshots in order to make a searchable database of every action…

Source www.theguardian.com

Advertisement Gaming:   Xbox  |  Xbox Bundles  |  Nintendo  |  Playstation  |  Cards   | 
FTC: We use income earning affiliate links. More on Sposored links.
Terms of use and third-party services. More here.
Ad Amazon Minecraft the game, plus clothing, toys, and accessories.
Ad Amazon Gaming Laptops, clothing, games and more
Ad Amazon MUSIC Artists Merch Shop

Prime members enjoy Prime FREE One-Day delivery

Related Posts