Siri

tech

People Are Creating Sick Beats by Asking Siri to Do Math

Ask Siri to calculate 1 trillion to the tenth power and it will go hard.
Caroline Haskins
1.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Yes, Your Creepy Phone Is Listening to What You Say

Even without triggering Siri or Google, our phones can store data from our daily conversations.
VICE Staff
6.11.18
Google I/O

Google Duplex Puts AI Into a Social Uncanny Valley

Google Assistant can now make phone calls, but the people answering the phones at small businesses can't yet form a relationship with an AI agent.
S.A. Applin
5.9.18
Sex Ed

Don't Ask Siri About Your Weird Sex Thing

Researchers asked Siri and Google a barrage of questions in a sex-health battle of the voice assistants.
Samantha Cole
12.20.17
the singularity

The Musk/Zuckerberg Dustup Represents a Growing Schism in AI

Two distinct visions for the future of AI are emerging.
Frank White
8.3.17
What Is the iPhone?

Siri Is Not 'Genderless'

Siri is the culmination of decades of feminized emotional labour.
Julia Dyck
7.28.17
Starmus 2017

Sexist Comments Spark Outrage at Major Astronomy Festival

A panelist at Starmus said he trusts Siri with a "male" voice.
Kate Lunau
6.21.17
high-fidelity

Why Apple’s Last Foray Into Home Speakers Was Such a Fiasco

The iPod Hi-Fi stumbled out of the gate, mocked by audiophiles and announced to the world during perhaps Apple’s weakest Steve Jobs keynote ever. The speaker was nice enough, but it simply didn’t match iPod users’ needs.
Ernie Smith
6.8.17
SURVEILLANCE

This Scary Smart Collar Will Slowly Take Over Your Life

A Hong Kong art collective is making people think twice about society's obsession with wearables.
Maya-Roisin Slater
6.1.17
Dating

I Let Siri Respond to Men on Tinder and They Still Wanted to Bone

The robots definitely won't be taking over anytime soon.
Caroline Thompson
5.19.17
neural networks

How NASA’s Forgotten Search Engine for Moon Rocks Boosted AI

One small search engine for lunar rocks led to one giant search engine for mankind.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.12.17
Sports

Siri Saves Another Life: Mountain Bike Pro Andrew Cho

A broken blood vessel left him paralyzed, but Cho was able to drag himself to his iPhone with his chin.
Michael Byrne
1.17.17
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