Voice input for mobile devices makes sense to me if I think of it as a "command line" for a device with otherwise absolutely terrible affordances for input. Of course, if the command line is only able to do the things that Google et al wants us to be able to do, I imagine it will be rather limited in scope. Meh, maybe free mobile OS will allow the voice input model to serve the owner. Then again, maybe mobile phones are only fancy, expensive walkie-talkies and I expect too much from them.

@cstanhope my personal yardstick: how decent of a tricorder is this?

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