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Talking to Siri®: Learning the Language of Apple®’s Intelligent Assistant, Second Edition by Steve Sande, Erica Sadun

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8. Having Fun with Siri

You have now had a deep look at the practical day-to-day topics of Siri use. You’ve seen how to check the weather, send text messages, control your playlist, calculate tips, and more. Those are all well and good, but they fail to showcase Siri’s sparkle.

After all, Siri is fun as well as practical. You can use Siri in a, forgive the pun, serious manner and totally miss the point of how delightful a tool it is to use. With that in mind, this final chapter introduces the lighter side of Siri.

Siri Diversions

Siri offers many delightful diversions when you have a few minutes to play around with its features. As Figure 8-1 shows, Siri is quite whimsical if you know how to ask the right questions or feed it the right statement. ...

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