To Siri, With Love

The Nor'easter is pounding snow from the past 12 hours. Confined within the warmth of my house, it calls for a little bit of multi-tasking. While working from home today, I decided to go and clear out my pocket app. And while doing so I came across this article.

It's a beautiful story about Gus, an 8 year old boy with Autism and his friendship with Apple's Siri.

I realized this when he was 8, and I got him an iPod for his birthday. He listened to it only at home, with one exception. It always came with us on our visits to the Apple Store. Finally, I asked why. “So it can visit its friends,” he said.

This line specifically hits you really hard. Make sure you read the entire article.