BY "WHERE A WORD IS USED" I PRESUME YOU MEAN THE ROOM. TALKING ABOUT THE "SINK" WHEN YOU'RE IN THE KITCHEN, NEAR THE SINK, IS A MORE EFFECTIVE WAY TO TEACH YOUR CHILD THAN SAYING "SINK" SEVERAL TIMES IN CONVERSATION IN THE LIVING ROOM. Yes, that's what I mean, but also the activity context at the moment of word use (were people in motion, sitting in one place, close or far from each other, etc).  

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YOU'VE DESIGNED MACHINES THAT CAN COMMUNICATE IN HUMAN-LIKE WAYS. HOW LONG UNTIL WE SEE ROBOTS BEHIND THE DMV COUNTER? There already are, depending on how you define "robot." Machines that can sense, make decisions, and take actions are all behind today's DMV.

YOUR COMPANY, BLUEFIN LABS, SCOURS SOCIAL MEDIA FOR REAL-TIME RESPONSE TO ADS AND TELEVISION SHOWS. WHAT ARE THE POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS? We aim to close the communication loop that was left open with the advent of broadcast communication technology. Social media serves as a realtime in-context feedback loop that lets us listen to and respond to audiences at scale.

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