For now, digital assistant programs like Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa aren’t quite the unobtrusive and discreet helpers that typically populate fantasies of the future, The Atlantic reports. Rather, tech companies have found it difficult to provide such personalized, digital help without running up against privacy concerns. “Like nearly everything else on the Internet, your requests will leave a trail of breadcrumbs,” the report states. However, a new MIT-developed chip would localize AI, allowing it to function mostly without an Internet connection, the report states. “Only when artificial intelligence can work its magic without the Internet will the digital assistant lose its tether to a faraway home base,” the report adds.
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