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IDG Contributor Network: Target’s voice-recognition effort: How natural does natural language have to be?

By Evan Schuman Target has started toying with a voice-recognition device, positioned to compete against Amazon’s Alexa, said The Chicago Tribune. The issue is seeing how far Target can push natural language comprehension. This, however, is a misunderstanding of the allure of Alexa and Apple’s Siri, as well as how shoppers think and communicate. The…