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

It’s Time to Take Artificial Intelligence Seriously – WSJ

No Longer an Academic Curiosity, It Now Has Measurable Impact on Our Lives The age of intelligent machines has arrived—only they don’t look at all like we expected. Forget what you’ve seen in movies; this is no HAL from “2001: A Space Odyssey,” and it’s certainly not Scarlett Johansson’s disembodied voice in “Her.” It’s more…
Computing, Data, Startup

Self-awareness cost ~$476 million on Amazon

I was reading about a new brain-inspired chip on the BBC, which suggests new potentially cost effective ways of executing heavy data/compute tasks. They speak of “neurons” and “synapses” as a way to describe it, which is interesting as we can use humans as a reference for what we might want to achieve. Wikipedia suggests…
Computing, Startup

Live AI Assistant Demo @ NY Enterprise Technology Meetup

NYETM packed a full house last night and delivered on their promises in showcasing noteworthy early stage technology companies and educating companies on how to work with enterprises yet again. Special thank you to our host and organizer extraordinaire, Jonathan Lehr (@fendien). Capping the night with the dynamic keynote speaker, Jason M. Lemkin, schooling us…
Startup

Welcome to Closed Beta 3!

We’d like to thank all our early adopters for the love pouring in to the point that we had to extend our 2nd round for one more day. We’ve received tons of amazing and valuable feedback from our testers and we hope this is a sign that we are indeed solving the scheduling problem once…
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