How Did Siri Get Its Name?

Forbes:
Adam Cheyer, Co-Founder of Siri

For me, Siri, which means “secret” in Swahili, was a tip of the hat to our pre-named days when we began as stealth-company.com. I also liked the fact that it was the reverse of Iris, a software system I helped build as part of the CALO project which Siri spun out of.

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