Talking to Your Computer
In This Chapter
Talking to your computer
Creating programs to talk to your computer
Understanding what a program does and why you want to create it
Considering why you want to use Python as your programming language
Having a conversation with your computer might sound like the script of a science fiction movie. After all, the members of the Enterprise on Star Trek regularly talked with their computer. In fact, the computer often talked back. However, with the rise of Apple’s Siri (http://www.apple.com/ios/siri/) and other interactive software, perhaps you really don’t find a conversation so unbelievable.