The Makers of Siri Just Previewed ‘Viv’ and It’s Scary Smart

Viv, the widely anticipated artificial intelligence technology from the creators of Siri, made its public debut in New York on Monday, and it didn’t disappoint. Dag Kittlaus, co-founder and chief executive of Viv, took the stage at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference to put Viv through its paces as a personal digital assistant in a live demo. Kittlaus and co-founder Adam Cheyer, both veterans of SRI, were profiled in Wired. In brief, Viv was able to tell Kittlaus about the weather conditions at home, a relatively easy query because Viv was already trained to know where “home” is before calling out to Weather Underground to get the local conditions. But from there, things got harder. Another question: “Will it be warmer than 70 degrees near the Golden Gate Bridge after 5…


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