Over the past two months, the author embarked on a journey of self-improvement, delving into new recipes and honing a unique style of handwriting. These endeavors, while personal, received a remarkable assist from an AI companion named Dot.
Dot, brought to life by San Francisco-based startup New Computer, boasts a design crafted by co-founder Jason Yuan, a former member of Apple’s design team. Sam Whitmore, a former head of engineering at Kensho, the AI innovation branch of S&P Global, spearheaded Dot’s coding efforts, alongside a team of developers. At its core, Dot is an iOS app designed for interactive chat. It accepts words, voice memos, images, PDFs, and even conducts web searches. Currently text-based, with plans for voice capabilities in the future, Dot is envisioned as an ever-present companion aimed at helping users navigate life’s complexities.Continue reading… “Exploring Dot: The AI Companion Transforming Daily Life”