Meet all of Cortana’s current personas and behind the scenes research into the digital PA

| April 23, 2014 | 1 Reply

cortana snip

If you visit the link in this post, you’ll see a .gif that shows all of the current Cortana animations as discovered by  .

By exploring some of the easter eggs such as the clippy response, he found that Cortana’s responses can grow from the server side, so Cortana can get better as time goes by. Moreover, he saw that the animations lived on the phone, and there were more seen other than the clippy ones. One file (below) was named ‘CIRCLE_SIRI1_10′.


Speaking of Cortana’s personality, here’s Susan Hendrich, the MS PM behind Cortana’s actual personality. Celebrity PAs were interviewed to see what makes them successful. They put those attributes into Cortana.


I’m not sure if we have shared this link before but here’s a TED talks video showing more behind the scenes of Microsoft’s Artificial Intelligence research. Check out the 18 minute mark.


Cheers Alvester for the tip!


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