Personal assistant bots like Siri and Cortana have a serious problem | VentureBeat | Bots | by Charles Jolley, Ozlo
Above: Amazon Tap: A smaller Echo device that's portable and Alexa-enabled. Image Credit: Ken Yeung/VentureBeat Assistants are all the rage right now . Everyone seems to be working on one. People imagine them becoming the new interface to computers — why bother with apps and searching the web when you can just ask your assistant to do it for you? Yet, a major challenge stands between the dream assistant and the current reality.