MacVoices #14065: Road to Macworld – Steve Sande Gets Physical with Siri

The Road to Macworld  gets a talking to by Steve Sande, who will be delivering the  Siri’s Arms and Legs: Giving Apple’s Intelligent Assistant the Power to Control Your World  session. Not content with just telling Siri what to do in his book,  Talking to Siri: Learning the Language of Apple’s Intelligent Assistant, Steve will be covering how Siri can help you give verbal commands to the growing list of Internet-enabled  physical devices. But there’s a secret, and Steve won’t reveal it until his session, so you’ll have to come to find out. Steve talks about the security issues that come with these capabilities, and why you may want to let Siri have a voice in  controlling your world.

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The Road to Macworld/iWorld 2014
 is a special MacVoices series produced in  partnership with Macworld to preview some of the exhibitors and presentations at  Macworld/iWorld 2014  at the Moscone North  in San Francisco, March 27-29.

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Steve Sande  also writes way too much. He’s the Hardware Editor at  TUAW, and recently logged over one million words written for the blog in just over three years. He’s written a number of books for  Take Control Books  and  Apress, is married to a rocket scientist, and spends his days being bossed by a cat. You can watch what he says on  Twitter, and see him every Wednesday on  TUAW TV Live.  
 

Links:

 Talking to Siri: Learning the Language of Apple’s Intelligent Assistant (2nd Edition)

Belkin WeMo Switch, Control Your Electronics From Anywhere with the Home Automation App for Smartphones and Tablets, Wi-Fi Enabled

Pitch Perfect: The Art of Promoting Your App on the Web (Paperback) – Common