Advertisement

Ava the Robot Goes From Tinder to LinkedIn, and Will Now Schedule Meetings for You Meet your next personal assistant

Ava, the artificial intelligence from the movie Ex Machina who famously punked Tinder users during South by Southwest, isn't interested only in dating. She also has a business side, it turns out—and she wants to help schedule your next meetings.

A24 Films, the company behind Ex Machina, has extended Ava's off-screen antics through a partnership with A.I.-driven personal assistant startup x.ai. If you've seen the Spike Jonze movie Her, you'll have an inkling of what x.ai does. It offers users a personal assistant named Amy—who's actually an A.I., but who can schedule meetings like she's a real human.

When you're emailing with someone and you want to schedule a meeting with them, you just cc: amy@x.ai, and she takes it from there. (Scroll down to see how x.ai explains the process in more detail.)

Now, Ava is joining Amy as the company's second A.I. personal assistant. Just copy ava@x.ai, and she'll schedule the meetings for you. She's even got her own LinkedIn page. Her gig with x.ai is temporary, though. It only goes through April 30, at which point she'll probably start randomly friending people on Facebook.

Get the The AdFreak Daily newsletter:

Thanks for signing up! Check your inbox for a confirmation email.

Advertisement

Sign up for AdFreak Newsletters

Advertisement
About AdFreak

AdFreak is a daily blog of the best and worst of creativity in advertising, media, marketing and design. Follow us as we celebrate (and skewer) the latest, greatest, quirkiest and freakiest commercials, promos, trailers, posters, billboards, logos and package designs around. Edited by Adweek's Tim Nudd.

Click to Subscribe to AdFreak RSS