Talking to Siri: Learning the Language of Apple's Intelligent Assistant

The inimitable Steven Sande and extraordinary Erica Sadun of TUAW fame have put together an Amazon Kindle book designed to help us help Siri help us.

This short, focused book teaches you how to use Siri from the ground up. You'll learn how to achieve the the highest recognition rate as you talk. You'll discover which categories Siri responds to and find out how to make the most of each category in your conversations. You'll discover practical how-to mixed with many examples to inspire as well as instruct.

Talking to Siri: Learning the Language of Apple's Intelligent Assistant is a available now for less than the price of a fancy mixed coffee beverage. Go grab it. Then ask Siri where to find a good fancy mixed coffee beverage that you can enjoy while reading it.

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Rene Ritchie

Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.

  • Tackling this then it's on to learning Klingon...
  • trying to talk to it with words in Hawaiian returns some strange results. Tough to get info or directions using it out here.
  • It's a well-written book that I"m pretty sure everyone will learn at least a few tricks they didn't know before from. I know I did.
    I was also pleased to see that they name checked our MailShott Pro app, which is the only way to send group email via Siri.
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  • Will it be available through Siri's "native" bookstore, iBooks? Or only on Amazon?
  • what a scam