Category: Artificial Intelligence

Setting Amy up for success

When a new employee starts here at x.ai we have a very well-defined onboarding process so they know what they should expect day one and week one and what we expect of them during that period. This process, which we’ve refined over time, sets new employees up for success. Amy isn’t all that different. If…
Artificial Intelligence, Meeting Scheduling, Productivity

AI and the Fallibility Double Standard

Autonomous AI agents have begun to take over entire tasks start to finish. And this is just the beginning. We expect to see a plethora of such agents in the next half decade, and these will take on all sorts of tasks that humans currently perform, if unhappily. In many ways the machines will be…
Artificial Intelligence, Productivity

Summertime, and the Livin’ Is…

Here in NYC, a handful of industries still offer summer hours, which means at least every other Friday you get to cut out by midday. We wanted to find out whether the weather affects our customers’ schedules. Are they among the privileged few? Are they showing up later to sneak in a few waves? Are…
Artificial Intelligence, Calendar, Productivity

How x.ai uses MongoDB to build Amy

Building and training your meeting scheduling assistant, Amy, from scratch requires an immense volume of data, flexible design models and a database that can handle it all. Our CTO and co-founder, Matt Casey, explains how as we see more and more use cases its important to have a Schemaless database that would support the dynamically…
Artificial Intelligence, Computing, Data

Google, Amazon and the upcoming battle over AI Assistants

The stage is set for the coming battle between the big five tech giants: Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon (wait, make that four tech giants and one really tech savvy retailer). All are now heavily investing in AI. All now offer personal AI assistants poised to make your life easier. One of the most…
Artificial Intelligence