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Prody Wanna Cracker?

Hard facts on the latest software

This story appears in the November 1999 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

The will come when your start-up is sporting more staffers than payment-due notices. 'Til then, you can still learn the art of delegation with this intelligent digital-assistant program. With a little training, Prody Parrot 2.0 will accept your voice commands for navigating PC programs, browsing the Web, monitoring stocks and alerting you to new e-mail messages. And for those all-important goof-off moments, the digital assistant will also crack jokes, sing--or even take you for a visit with Dr. Sbaistso, an interactive psychiatrist. Only downside: Prody Parrot can't be trained to brown-nose.

Prody Parrot 2.0

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