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This article was published on October 5, 2011

Siri, Apple’s voice-based virtual assistant, knows the meaning of life

Siri, Apple’s voice-based virtual assistant, knows the meaning of life
Brad McCarty
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Brad McCarty

A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty. A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty.

In case you missed the news yesterday, Apple’s long-ago purchase of voice-based assistant Siri finally came to life. We saw demonstrations of Siri‘s ability to take normal words and return the answers that you’re looking for and it was, in short, impressive.

But what else does Siri know? Apparently, at least by some standards, Siri knows the meaning of life. Don’t believe me? Check this out:

“Try and be nice to people. Avoid eating fat. Read a good book now & then.”


Did you miss out on yesterday’s Apple announcement? You can catch up with all of the details here.

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