In-reply-to » Microsoft’s new era of AI PCs will need a Copilot key, says Intel Intel, Microsoft, Qualcomm, and AMD have all been pushing the idea of an “AI PC” for months now as we head toward more AI-powered features in Windows. While we’re still waiting to hear the finer details from Microsoft on its big plans for AI in Windows, Intel has started sharing Microsoft’s requirements for OEMs to build an AI PC — and one of the main ones is that an AI PC must have Microsoft’s Copilot ... ⌘ Read more He didn’t like LibreOffice Writer? Is he used to Microsoft Word or Apple Pages? I’ve had success getting non-technical Office refugees on LibreOffice, specifically Writer. Most people don’t need any fancy features and most things are located close enough to their counterparts on Word.

I show them how to export their documents as PDF before they share them with others and I use the (somewhat) immutability of PDFs and their portability (bundled fonts, rigid formatting, etc) to sell it. Those are two real benefits, but the main reason is that I don’t trust other software to handle ODTs and I don’t trust LibreOffice to write DOCXes. Although, I don’t know if I really need to be worried about either of them with basic documents. It’s probably worth investigating.

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