Category: 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

Zirtual Announces Pausing on Operations

Today, a lot of busy executives woke up to find out that Zirtual paused operations and they are now without their reliable virtual assistant to help with the enormous amount of time consuming tasks. Scheduling meetings being one of them. We know the pain and have the solution! If you don’t know us, x.ai is…
Artificial Intelligence, Productivity, Startup

It’s a Baby Boy – Andrew Ingram

We’re quite proud to announce a new addition to our family today, Amy’s twin brother, Andrew Ingram. Andrew was born to schedule meetings just like Amy. This sibling duo have the exact same skill set and are fully aware of what the other assistant is working on. Call it Twin-Tuition. As everything else we do,…
Artificial Intelligence, Productivity, Startup

Flowers for Amy

Two months ago, a busy founder and CEO of Urban Development Partners NW, Eric Cress, in need of a solution for his meeting scheduling pain tweeted us. How can we say no to such a plea? True to his words, a beautiful bouquet of flowers showed up at our door for Amy Ingram exactly two…
Productivity, Startup

How to Get Immediate Closed Beta Access to Amy

October has proven to be such a delightful month filled with surprises for x.ai. Our first surprise came delivered at our door and his name is Noah Goldman. Fellow Spartans often come knocking for a diet coke and a chat about the science behind building an Artificial Intelligence machine and the Natural Language challenges that…
Productivity, Startup

Killing the Calendar Invitation feature within Gmail

Google retired the feature which allowed its users to insert calendar invites directly within emails. On the outset a feature which makes a lot of sense  and it should certainly resonate with anybody scheduling a lot of meetings. Solid engineering from smart people. That said, perhaps the matter of the fact is that I don’t…
Productivity

Optimal Meeting Title Text

If your calendar is full of meetings, you’ve probably had to dig for details as I have to figure out with whom and what I’m meeting about. Having a comprehensive Meeting Titles at a glance can save everyone’s time and energy. Our opinion on how to write optimal Meeting Titles is to have the two most…
Productivity