‘Next major marketplace’: Siri creators unveil Viv, a bot to replace app stores

Apple’s virtual assistant, known as Siri, is on the verge of becoming obsolete. Wowing users with conversation and instant knowledge is one thing, but Viv, the latest artificial intelligence bot from Siri’s creators, can do much more. For as long as Siri has been around, four years, creators Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer have been developing Viv, and on Monday, the public got its first look at what she … er, it can do. Whereas Siri could pass along questions to search engines, “where the magic comes in” with Viv is in its “dynamic program generation,” a yet-to-be patented technology that Kittlaus described as “software writing itself” during a 20-minute demo at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC. “Will it be warmer than 70 degrees near the Golden Gate bridge after 5:00pm the day…


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