An AI Wake Up Call

The search bar next to the Start menu.
Yesterday Moment 2 was released and I wrote a large post about it. This update to Windows 11 was a large feature update and came with numerous changes to our familiar Windows 11. From Phone Link to Studio Effects there was a lot in this release. But waking up this morning, the Kool-Aid had worn off a bit, and I was searching for deeper meaning in the announcement. The iPhone Phone Link is only for a select few “Cool Kids” right now, and the Studio Effects are really only special if you have an NPU on your computer.
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The Moment is Here

New AI Powered Bing Search on Desktop
Today my favorite C-suite person at Microsoft announced the release of a new Moment for Windows 11. In a blog post Panos Panay (Chief Product Officer) announced a release for Windows 11 that is coming about 8 months early. Typically feature releases come out in October, but this isn’t a feature release, it’s a “Moment.” What’s the difference and what’s included? Well I’m glad you asked. Read on to learn more.
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New Bing in New Places

New Bing in New Places - Image show Bing, Edge, and Skype logos
The new AI-powered Bing and Microsoft Edge has come a long way in the past month. A lot has been said about this new technology in the press and although I’ve stayed out of it until now, it isn’t because I don’t like the tech. There is just so much to say about this topic that I think it deserves a long post of it’s own (or maybe a YouTube video).
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