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Conversational assistants like Alexa, Siri, Cortana, and OK Google have transformed the way people interact with their homes and phones. They have also changed our perceptions of how speech and natural language play a role in the world of human/computer interaction. However, while these services take up the limelight, they may blind us to the other ways that speech and language technologies are poised to impact our lives. As the founder and CEO of Cobalt Speech and Language, a leading speech consulting company, Jeff Adams has a unique perspective on some of the interesting things people are looking to do with speech, and what the future may hold.