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Apple is looking for psychologist software engineers to improve Siri

Apple’s digital assistant Siri could soon become your new psychologist.<p>According to a new job listing posted by Apple, the company is searching for a software engineer that also has some previous experience in psychology or counseling. Why? Because people are starting to talk to Siri like its a …

Technology

Apple wants to make Siri a better therapist

People are "having serious conversations with Siri", so Apple is hiring a software engineer with a counselling or psychology background to make its …

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Apple job listing is looking for programmers with counselling and psychology backgrounds

Apple has a new position open for a Siri software engineer in charge of health and wellness, and while the job opening is not available to Canadians, …

Computer Science

Apple is hiring a counsellor to help Siri have 'serious conversations'

Apple is on the hunt for a Siri software engineer with a background in counselling or psychology, according to a job listing spotted by CNBC's Christina Farr.<p>The job listing gives a rare insight into how people use Apple's voice assistant and how Apple wants to improve it. Interestingly, people are …

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Apple is accepting job applications to make Siri a better therapist

Apple is seeking programmers with psychology and counseling backgrounds to make Siri a better emotional assistant after recognizing that people frequently talk to Siri about their problems.<p>The position, “Siri Software Engineer, Health and Wellness,” is currently posted on Apple’s job board. Apple …

Technology

People treat Siri as a therapist, says Apple job ad, as it seeks an unusual hire

An Apple job ad notes that some people treat Siri as a therapist or counsellor, and it wants to help the intelligent assistant do a better job of helping people.<p>People have serious conversations with Siri. People talk to Siri about all kinds of things, including when they’re having a stressful day …

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Apple seeks Siri engineer with psychology background to build out deep human-computer interactions

A recent post to Apple's corporate job listing website suggests the company is looking to build out deeper, more meaningful human-computer …

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Apple Is Hiring a Psychologist to Help Siri Give “Guidance on Living a Healthier Life”

Apple is looking for a software engineer who has previous experience in counseling or psychology to help Siri have “serious conversations,” a new job …

Siri: Fun facts and tricks

CAPE TOWN- Siri is a built-in "intelligent assistant" that enables users of Apple iPhone 4S and later and newer iPad and iPod Touch devices to speak …

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How Apple finally made Siri sound more human

Wired:<p>This fall, when iOS 11 hits millions of iPhones and iPads around the world, the new software will give Siri a new voice. It doesn’t include …

iOS

Hacking Siri

FastCoDesign:<p>Chinese researchers have discovered a terrifying vulnerability in voice assistants from Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Samsung, and …

Why I’m expecting big things for Siri

Apple’s machine learning teams are working to transition the Siri voice assistant away from being a service into becoming a platform in its own …

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En el iPhone 8 el botón lateral activaría Siri

Queda una semana y un día para que Apple presente su nueva variedad de equipos para esta temporada venidera y, por supuesto, los rumores y …

iPhone

Responsibility for Siri shifts

INTERNATIONAL - Apple has transferred responsibility for Siri, its voice assistant, from content chief Eddy Cue to operating systems chief Craig …

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Federighi Assignment Shows Apple Knows It Must Modernize Siri Soon

NEWS ANALYSIS: Craig Federighi, Apple senior vice president for software engineering has taken over development of the Sir digital assistant with …

Enterprise Tech

Apple changes Siri head, goes Hollywood

• Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has updated a leadership page to show that Eddy Cue no longer heads up Siri.<br>• Control of the voice assistant has instead shifted to …

Stock Markets

Raising a Son with Autism — With Help From Siri

For author Judith Newman, conceiving her twin sons at the age of 40 was difficult—but not nearly as hard as discovering that one of the twins, Gus, …

Autism

Raising an Autistic Son -- With Help From Siri

For author Judith Newman, conceiving her twin sons at the age of 40 was difficult—but not nearly as hard as discovering that one of the twins, Gus, …

Autism

People in the UK are now able to make payments by asking Apple’s voice assistant Siri

Barclays customers are now able to use Apple's virtual assistant Siri to make payments on their phones.<p>The bank claimed to be the first U.K. retail …

Banking

‘To Siri with Love’: How Siri helped give teen with autism a voice

According to the CDC, one in 68 U.S. children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder. Judith Newman, author of the new book “To Siri with Love,” tells TODAY how Apple’s electronic personal assistant fostered the communication skills of her teenage son Gus, who has autism.

Health

One week with Google Assistant

I had been in a years-long relationship with Siri when my affair with the Google Assistant began. It started innocently enough. Assistant made me laugh with some silly jokes, and we played a cute game she made in the Allo chat app called "Emoji Movie." Soon, Assistant popped up in more places in my …

Apple

Barclays bank now lets customers make payments via Siri

If you have a Barclays bank account, you can now make payments simply by instructing Siri to do it.<p>The feature, added to the latest version of the company’s iOS app, uses the Siri integration for payment apps Apple introduced with iOS 10. PayPal took advantage of this last November, but banks have …

Apple

Everything you need to know about Hey Siri

When it comes to hands-free assistance, these days Alexa seems to be getting all the fanfare. In fact, your iPhone can be useful there, too. With the …

iOS

∞ Accidentally Famous: The story behind the original voice of Siri

This is from a Ted Talk Susan Bennett gave last year.One particular nugget (about 1:17 in):One of the original engineers was from Norway. His name …

Here's Why Siri Says Some Wildly Offensive Sh*t When You Ask 'What Is an Indian?'

Ever since Apple introduced its "intelligent personal assistant" Siri to its devices in 2011, it's been bugged out. From clapping at the Cleveland …

iOS

Watch: AirPlay 2 delivers speaker integration with HomeKit, Siri support, more

When iOS 11 launches this fall, Apple will roll out a revamped version of its AirPlay protocol featuring speaker support for HomeKit, multi-room …

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0:12<p>I'm here to offer you a new way to think about my field, artificial intelligence. I think the purpose of AI is to empower humans with machine …

Artificial Intelligence

You can finally get AirPods shipped to your door in 2 days

If you still haven’t gotten your hands on a pair of Apple AirPods, it’s time to bite the bullet. These hot truly wireless earbuds have been flying …

Wireless

The Rock and Siri team up in new iPhone 7 ads

Apple’s partnership with the Rock (aka Dwayne Johnson) has spawned three new ads for the iPhone 7 that showcase Siri’s talents at performing everyday tasks.<p>The Rock cooks up something smelly and takes his selfie talents to space in the colossal ads that are a follow up to the short film Apple …

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