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By Jason Snell for Macworld
It’s been nearly five years since Scott Forstall stood on stage and introduced Siri to the world. Siri has come a long way since the days of the iPhone 4S, and now Apple’s voice-controlled assistant is on our iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, and even-thanks to macOS Sierra-our Macs.
But by almost any measurement, these are the very earliest days of intelligent-assistant technologies. Five years might as well be a wink of an eye. The next few years will be very important for Siri and its cousins-Cortana, Alexa, and the Google Assistant. Here’s a look at where Siri goes from here.