Satya summarizing what we just saw.
(I think we have about 1 hour left.)
"Conversations as a platform"
Nadella sharing a story about people needing to communicate, but distance and separation. Talking about "the power of human language".
"you have to infuse intelligence into computers" to make this happen
"teach computers language"
"context about your preference, your personal knowledge"
"Three core principles..."
(1) Augment human abilities & experiences
(3) Inclusive & respectful
transparency, compliance, security
"all technology has to be more inclusive and respectful so that more people can use technology. "
Nadella referencing Tay a bit with the "show the best of us, not the worst"
Incubation is important. Why do 'bots in China work differently than Tay in US?
Conversations as a platform: people, digital assistants, bots
"all ways to enhance human conversation"
"Bots are like new applications that you can interact with"
Conversations: People + Digital assistants + Bots
"you can conceptualize this platform where human language is the new UI layer"
Human language is the new UI
Cortana was introduced two years ago, and is becoming smarter every day.
Cortana: World knowledge, Organizational knowledge, individual knowledge
"Built natively in Windows, but not limited to Windows"
"If it it's going to be a useful digital assistant it has to be about you and not a single device"
Developer opportunity with Cortana.
Marcus Ash on stage to talk about future of Cortana.
Cortana on the lock screen