Siri‘s original developers, Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer, left Apple in 2011 and took a bunch of their team with them. Since then, they’ve been working on a new artificial intelligence system, Viv, that is going to get it’s first public demonstration Monday.
Right now there is a lot going on in the intelligent digital assistant world. While Apple was early to this game, Microsoft and Google are right behind and it’s clear there’s a lot of resources from a lot of big companies being thrown at this problem.
- Artificial Intelligence: The Promise of Limitless Possibilities (stackstreet.com)
- Juha Saarinen: Wise to move on artificial intelligence (nzherald.co.nz)
- Smarter digital assistants and the future of search (searchenginewatch.com)
- Mycroft and Building a Future of Open Artificial Intelligence (jonobacon.org)