Good thoughts, especially linking to email and phone calls. I would add also better ways to support ongoing learning and tracking of conversations. Also the ability to differentiate and personalize conversations between different members of a household. Agree that skills are not used, because real value there is rare. Still awaiting a skill that saves me significant time, and that the assistant could suggest for me after observing my behavior.
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