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Microsoft reanimates corpse of maligned Office Assistant “Clippy” to help Teams compete with Slack

The paperclip that everybody loves to hate is back as a sticker for Microsoft Teams, Redmond’s answer to other collaboration giants.

Microsoft Office users in the 1990s likely have less-than-kind memories of “Clippit,” also known as “Clippy,” one of the assistants introduced in Microsoft Office 1997. The assistant concept was the result of a “tragic misunderstanding of a truly profound bit of scientific research” into how humans interact with computers, prompting Microsoft to attempt anthrop…
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