WIRED magazine on how x.ai is building AI today

When I first arrived here 2.5 years ago, my challenge was not getting people interested in AI or even the very narrow application that we’re building (an AI scheduling assistant). AI then was like cryptocurrencies now, at the height of the hype cycle. No, my challenge was explaining how it actually worked and what it…
Artificial Intelligence, Future of Work

How the x.ai process evolves

One of the things we value most at x.ai is a relentless approach to bettering our product and ourselves.  We’re building technology for which no prior model exists for us to learn from. Because we’re writing the precedents ourselves, we have to leave our egos at the door and constantly question one another.  Are we…
Future of Jobs, Future of Work, Recruiters/HR

Our response to Google Duplex

Doubling down on our pro-disclosure stance in the wake of Google’s AI reveal.  Google made a splash last week when an assistant feature called Duplex successfully set up a haircut appointment. Doesn’t sound so impressive in writing, until you consider that the assistant managed the task over the phone. The headlines came fast and furious: “Google’s…
Artificial Intelligence, Future of Work

AI lacks intelligence without different voices

Original illustration by Dylan Agar for Verge Digital. AI’s future is often discussed in idealistic terms, but the current landscape presents more complexity. x.ai’s Non-Binary series explores the social implications of AI from some of journalism’s most vital voices. First up, an examination of racial bias in AI from David Dennis, Jr. I was at…
Non-Binary

A better AI scheduling experience for your meeting guests

Amy + Andrew have always been effective gatekeepers of their bosses’ schedules. That said, if we’re being honest, sometimes the experience for their bosses’ meeting guests hasn’t been as smooth. Our automated scheduling has always saved our users significant amounts of time and money. Problem was, non-users were still ending up entangled in some back-and-forth.…
Artificial Intelligence, Meeting Scheduling, Product Updates

Leveraging AI for Business

Thinking about using AI to solve a business problem? Follow our practical guide to get the best-possible value from any AI investment. With our AI scheduling assistants surpassing the 10M email mark back in mid-January, we know a thing or two about maximizing the value of our AI for the businesses we serve. A lot…
Artificial Intelligence, Future of Jobs, Future of Work

How we calculate our AI’s ROI

If you missed our webinar on “Leveraging AI for Business,” we took a look at how to know whether an AI investment is merely a flashy tech accessory, or one that can provide tangible value for your business. Here’s a quick rundown on how to discern between the two: AI with true business ROI: -Solves…
Artificial Intelligence, Data, Productivity

All About Slackmoji

5 iconic Slackmoji to celebrate your AI scheduling assistant If you haven’t heard, we’ve developed a full-fledged tech crush on Slack as of late. Not only did we build a Slack app so Amy + Andrew can schedule mid-Slack conversation, but we are everyday power users—even if it irks our fearless COO Alex. One of…
Artificial Intelligence, Pop Culture, Product Updates