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Don’t be fooled by ‘personal agent’ impostors

Blog • • By Eric Hillerbrand

Don’t be fooled by ‘personal agent’ impostors

Oftentimes, ‘personalized’ is slapped onto any functionality that allows a user to select from a list of categories. I want coupons on Outdoor Activities, Men’s Clothes, and Baby Clothes. I hardly call that ‘personalized’. Imagine if relationships were personalized in that way. Match.com would limit their profile to things like size, hair color, IQ. This is hardly a way to build a lasting relationship. Continue reading

I love Siri.

Blog • • By Eric Hillerbrand

I love Siri.

I love Siri—the assistant that comes integrated with the iPhone. The ability to bark a command and have a response has given me new control over the omnipresent mobile device that is attached to my side 365/24/7. Does it help? Sure. It helps with the tasks that Apple thinks iPhone users need help with. Continue reading