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Microsoft returns to San Francisco today to hold its Build 2016 developers conference. It’s an annual event that’s designed to give software developers a better understanding of what Microsoft is planning for the rest of the year. In previous years we’ve seen some pretty big announcements, but we’re expecting today’s keynote to be a little more low-key.


Microsoft is expected to detail its next major Windows 10 update, and the new features it contains. That could include bigger changes to Cortana, interactive Live Tiles, and improvements to the notification center. It might still be a little early for Microsoft to cover all of its planned features for future Windows 10 updates, but we’re still expecting some details.

Microsoft Wants To Make Every App Smarter With AI
"Bots are the new apps," CEO Satya Nadella declared during Wednesday's keynote. Still, he was quick to address the failings of Tay, which the company pulled last week after it began tweeting derogatory statements.

Nadella noted Tay had been successful in Asia and said the company was still working to learn why conversational bots may work differently in different countries. He also revealed the three tenets of the company philosophy when it comes to bots: They should augment human abilities and experiences as well as be trustworthy, inclusive and respectful, Nadella said.




Nadella broadly referred to the company’s AI plans as “conversations as a platform.” The crown jewel is a new tool called Microsoft Bot Framework, which will allow developers to integrate various intelligent conversation bots into their apps. The company has created half a dozen tools to help coders create bots, which—if all goes according to plan—will change the way we all interact with websites and apps.

“It’s about taking the power of human language and applying it pervasively to our computers,” Nadella said during the keynote. “We think this can have as big an impact as the graphic user interface on desktop or touch on mobile.”

Holo Lens 

 
Microsoft Galaxy Explorer Holo Lens application 



Microsoft Holo Lens Skype application 



Developers will be getting their hands on the augmented reality headset first through, and today at Build Microsoft said dev kits will start shipping from today (March 30).

The company has previously said that it wants a rich content catalog to be in place before it starts shipping HoloLens to consumers, so getting the device to developers and then getting them to make compelling content is hugely important.

After-all, the company knows that a $3,000 product is a hard sell, even if it come with lots of content.




Indeed, understanding the huge cost of the HoloLens, Microsoft guessed some developers might not want to pay the 3000 bucks to get the headset. 



With that in mind the company has released a HoloLens emulator, which lets users get a glimpse of the device’s functionality without having to splash the cash.



This emulator is aimed at developers first, but it is a way for them to see how the device could work in the long term and the potential of it. Microsoft is quick to point out that to see the apps in action and to really know about HoloLens, developers really need to buy it.

MS is Building a Holographic Future


Using the HoloLens emulator

HoloLens emulator main window

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