Apple’s Fourth Interface
When introducing iPhone in 2007 Steve Jobs listed three revolutionary user interfaces that Apple has brought to the market: the mouse, the click wheel, and multi-touch.
Now they’ve brought a fourth interface: voice recognition and artificial intelligence. Siri is Apple’s fourth interface.
Steve said that each of the three user interfaces made possible a revolutionary new type of product. The mouse enabled the Macintosh. The click wheel enabled the iPod. Multi-touch enabled the iPhone. What will Siri enable?Publishing this site is my full-time job. If you enjoyed this article, please consider supporting the site by becoming a member. There are some great perks, including access to my members-only podcast.