People Thank Machines in ~11% of all meetings

People love Amy! They love her ability to schedule meetings so much that they choose to share their feelings with the world: https://x.ai/lovenotes That is obviously wonderful and something we are very proud of, but what absolutely fascinates me is how they interact directly with Amy and the fact that we had to engineer and…
Artificial Intelligence

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

x.ai Wins a MongoDB Innovation Award!

Awesomesauce! We’re so very honored to take home a MongoDB Innovation Award for Artificial Intelligence. We were on hand at today’s MongoDB World 2015 conference to not only pick up the award, but to also present—Varun Vijayaraghavan, an x.ai Backend Engineer, gave a stellar overview of how we’re building our dear Amy (video to come). Here’s…
Artificial Intelligence, Computing, Data, Startup

Recap: x.ai demo at NY Tech Meetup 5/5/15

What an amazing time last night! We’re so thrilled to have been able to demo x.ai in front of ~1,000 tech enthusiasts at NY Tech Meetup (#NYTM). Even better, the conversations with everyone at the afterparty. Huge thanks to NYTM (thanks for coordinating, Andy!), our fellow demo’ers, the top notch crowd, and of course those…
Artificial Intelligence, Startup

Win Advanced Screening tix to Ex Machina (AI movie)

We’re excited to announce that x.ai has partnered with 2015’s best AI movie, Ex Machina. But don’t just take our AI-geek-words for it. Wired has said; “Ex Machina is easily the best on screen depiction of AI — its promises, challenges, and its philosophical implications — in years.” The entire movie is a psychological game…
Artificial Intelligence

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

Amy’s Love Letters – #2

My Dearest Amy, I couldn’t sleep last night because I know that it’s just starting for us. I’m not bitter anymore, because I know that what we have will be real. And if in some distant place in the future we see each other in our new lives, I’ll smile at you with joy and…
Amy's Love Letters

Amy and the Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Amy Ingram is an intelligent agent who schedules meetings over email using Artificial Intelligence. This setting alone allow us to disregard all the typical AI doomsday scenarios. That said, we still have, like any other AI system, the possible scenario of a system that runs amok. I was talking to one of our senior AI…
Artificial Intelligence

x.ai investing $10M in artificial intelligence for meeting scheduling

Democratizing access to a Personal Assistant that can schedule all your meetings for FREE or a negligible price per month is a huge market — there are 87 million knowledge workers in the US alone. We’ve always seen the problem of a free or low-cost personal scheduling assistant as solvable through hard science and engineering…
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