Microsoft Becomes the First in Big Tech To Retire This AI Technology. The Science Just Doesn’t Hold Up

Microsoft Becomes the First in Big Tech To Retire This AI Technology. The Science Just Doesn’t Hold Up

Emotional awareness is intuitive to us. We are wired to know when we and others are feeling angry, sad, disgusted… because our survival depends on it.

Our ancestors needed to monitor reactions of disgust to know which foods to stay away from. Children observed reactions of anger from their elders to know which group norms should not be broken. 

In other words, the decoding of the contextual nuances of these emotional expressions has served us since time immemorial.

Enter: AI. 

Presumably, artificial intelligence exists to serve us. So, to build truly ‘intelligent’ AI that adequately serves humanity, the ability to

 
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Microsoft Surface Laptop SE review

Microsoft Surface Laptop SE review

Whether the student in your life is back in the classroom or still learning remotely, having a good laptop for schoolwork is as important as ever. The $249 Surface Laptop SE is the latest attempt at delivering just that, distilling Microsoft’s flagship notebook into a more compact, affordable and streamlined package that’s designed for K-8 students to be able to pick up with ease.

The Laptop SE does a lot right, packing a good-enough display, decent performance and a student-friendly version of Windows 11 into a compact design that’s perfect for daily commutes to class. But given its limited availability

 
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Microsoft Surface Laptop SE review: just get a Chromebook

Microsoft Surface Laptop SE review: just get a Chromebook

When I review a particularly ugly Windows laptop, I’ll often refer to it as having a “laptop cart” look. If you were a student at any point after the early 2000s, you probably understand why. The laptops that schools provide to elementary and middle school kids are famously ugly, old, and terrible in all kinds of ways.

With the Surface Laptop SE, which is tailor-made for education and being sold only to schools, Microsoft is trying a different tack. The Surface Laptop SE is a cute laptop. It looks like a miniature version of the company’s flagship Surface Laptop line,

 
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Microsoft Surface Laptop SE review: What EDU and budget PCs should strive for

Microsoft Surface Laptop SE review: What EDU and budget PCs should strive for

Surface Laptop Se ReviewSource: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central

Back in November, Microsoft made a surprise announcement: a $250 Surface laptop. Aimed at the K-8 education market, the laptop ships with a modified version of Windows 11 dubbed Windows 11 SE (presumably, the SE stands for “Student Edition”).

In many ways, it’s an odd move for Microsoft. For one, the laptop isn’t sold directly to consumers due to that OS as it relies on remote provisioning, deploying, and administration for installing apps and maintaining them. Second, it bears the “Surface” name even though, historically, that brand represents touchscreen devices often with pen support.

 
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