No, Apple isn’t the next BlackBerry — it’s the next Microsoft

View gallery.(Business Insider) Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. Over the weekend, longtime iOS developer and serial entrepreneur Marco Arment made a splash when he aired concerns that without a serious investment in artificial intelligence, Apple could go the way of BlackBerry. “Today, Amazon, Facebook, and Google are placing large bets on advanced AI, ubiquitous assistants, and voice interfaces, hoping that these will become the next thing that our devices are for,” Arment wrote. “If they’re right — and that’s a big ‘if’ — I’m worried for Apple.” After Arment’s piece, the consensus from Apple’s legion of armchair quarterbacks seems to be that, yeah, maybe Apple isn’t investing in artificial intelligence today to the same degree as its peers, and that it’s not playing a role in the larger AI community.…


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