Virtual Personal Assistants

Here I would like to share some perspectives pertaining to the current state of Virtual Personal Assistant technology and the ability to leverage its strengths in an education enterprise.


  • Virtual Personal Assistant Technology
  • State of the Art
    • A Note of Caution
  • The Aural Modality
    • Strength and Weakness
    • Who is listening?
  • VPA Categories
    • General Knowledge Assistant
    • Specialized Knowledge Assistant
    • Healthcare Assistant
    • Task Oriented Assistant
    • Information Service Assistant
    • Entertainment Assistant
    • Lifelong Learning Companion
  • Technology Overview
    • Integration and Utilization
    • Voice Processing
    • Cutting Edge
  • Recommendations
    • Audible Educational Materials
    • Extending Casual Use
    • Mentoring

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