For 30 years, the dominant metaphor in computing has been the desktop: files, folders, and documents. But with apps like Apple’s Siri and Google Now, developers should be looking to a far more futuristic paradigm: the natural-language, contextually aware human-computer "conversation."
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Companies that want to stay successful and innovative routinely give death warrants to their products. Look at how many products Google alone abandoned more than a dozen in 2011. Here's how to keep commercial viability at the forefront, and what role marketing plays.