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Using pictures 'a better way to search'

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Keyboards and mice are not the most natural things to use and they are only necessary because computers cannot understand speech and images.

But as machines get more powerful, that's changing and we will be able to ask questions of the world wide web in new ways.

Richard Taylor discovers how searching the internet could be as easy as simply showing it an image of what we want to know more about.

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