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Stanford Report, May 1, 2002

Voice, handwriting recognition will help shape new innovations, Gates says


Bill Gates, the chairman of Microsoft Corp., gave his vision of the future of technology Thursday afternoon in an address and question-and-answer session with President John Hennessy as well as members of a standing-room-only audience at Kresge Auditorium. Gates spoke of the importance of breakthroughs in handwriting and voice recognition software and was also asked by Vice Provost for Campus Relations LaDoris Cordell about the impact of government litigation on Microsoft.

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