Tag Archives: siri

On chat as interface

Musings on the (for now) strange world of chat, where the interfaces are untestable, every use leaves a logfile, each interaction is a survey, and we talk with our cars and bank accounts.

Stalking the Mixed Reality tech stack

There’s a new tech stack coming, combining AI with interruptive displays and sensors. Here are my guesses at who might build it.

Inbox is the Trojan Horse for your personal AI

Google’s Mail products are a Trojan Horse with which the company is turning “use the Internet” into “talk with an AI.”

This trifecta drives the next decade of tech

Big data, smart agents, and new interfaces are cool on their own. But together, they’re a virtuous cycle that shows what the next decade of tech looks like.

Design for interruption

Stop designing for mobile. Instead, design for interruption. The future of computing is prosthetic brains, and those who figure out how and when to interrupt us will win.