Looking beyond Siri, will the next generation of 'assistants' look more like companions, able to help us with more than just task delegation?

Allie Walker
Allie Walker on May 14, 2012. @NYC_Allie

Siri (and multiple copy-cats) introduced us to the world of virtual assistants, but what will the next generation of assistants look like? Andy Hickl of startup A.R.O. thinks they’ll look more like personal companions- ‘assistants’ who will go beyond helping us with tasks and will instead help us to lead better lives. TechCrunch