Microsoft reinvents the alarm clock

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Microsoft reinvents the alarm clock

Post by John Q. Public » Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:14 pm

"Microsoft introduced a new alarm clock app to the Play Store on Thursday that aims to rouse even the VanWinklest of sleepers. The Mimicker Alarm, as it's called, presents the user with three "games" that must be won before the alarm will turn off. These challenges -- designed to show off Microsoft's Project Oxford machine learning API -- include having the user emote facial expressions, find items of specific colors or speak tongue-twisting passphrases."

Engadget's sub-headline said it best: "It's all fun and games until you put your phone through a wall because it's too goddamn early for this ****."

http://www.engadget.com/2016/01/21/micr ... hallenges/

I can't think of anybody who'd want to wake up to something like that. The Foreign Babe would be in a rage for the rest of the day.
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Re: Microsoft reinvents the alarm clock

Post by Luca » Fri Jan 22, 2016 1:31 pm

Unless they program it to recognize an extended middle finger and shut itself down completely.............Luca

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