Rants & Ramblings

random commentary about culture, media, politics, technology and whatnot.


Are Smartphones Becoming Smart Alecks? | WSJ.com

Geoffrey A. Fowler writes, “When Apple began integrating Siri into the iPhone, the team focused on keeping its personality friendly and humble — but also with an edge, according to a person who worked at Apple on the project. As Apple’s engineers worked on the software, they were often thinking, ‘How would we want a person to respond?’ this person said.”