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The End of Typing: The Next Billion Mobile Users Will Rely on Video and Voice

The internet’s global expansion is entering a new phase, and it looks decidedly unlike the last one.
Instead of typing searches and emails, a wave of newcomers—“the next billion,” the tech industry calls them—is avoiding text, using voice activation and communicating with images. They are a swath of the world’s less-educated, online for the first time thanks to low-end smartphones, cheap data plans and intuitive apps that let them navigate despite poor literacy.
The End of Typing: The Next Billion Mobile Users Will Rely on Video and Voice
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Feb 14, 2018
Yes, that indeed is true. My kid has picked up the voice search even before anyone else in the house.

I've found out that the voice recognition and natural language search has become super effective in these days.

I think keyboards will only be used by software developers for the next few years, until the AI takes over big way.
rogerflash
rogerflash • Feb 23, 2018
My daughter is 3 and she already uses this function

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