What's the Story? Tales of woe from the island of misfit AI toys

The future of AI gadgets looks bleak if the doomed Humane Ai Pin is a harbinger of AI device trends.

At a Glance

  • Updates on AI gadgets including the Humane Ai Pin (01:10)
  • Apple and OpenAI team up to use OpenAI's ChatGPT platform in Apple iOS (04:37)
  • Why service providers aren't fond of device promotions (07:45)

Light Reading's Mike Dano joins the podcast with an update on developments in AI gadgets and services, and why the hodgepodge of smart glasses and AI pins have yet to wow consumers or service providers.

We discuss why the Humane Ai Pin is on a downward spiral, what to expect from Apple's upcoming WWDC24 developers event and how AI services could impact network traffic. Mike also discusses Apple's reported plan to add ChatGPT to its iOS lineup. 

For a lightly edited transcript, please click the caption button in the video toolbar. 

Here are a few topics we cover:

About the Author(s)

Kelsey Ziser

Senior Editor, Light Reading

Kelsey is a senior editor at Light Reading, co-host of the Light Reading podcast, and host of the "What's the story?" podcast.

Her interest in the telecom world started with a PR position at Connect2 Communications, which led to a communications role at the FREEDM Systems Center, a smart grid research lab at N.C. State University. There, she orchestrated their webinar program across college campuses and covered research projects such as the center's smart solid-state transformer.

Kelsey enjoys reading four (or 12) books at once, watching movies about space travel, crafting and (hoarding) houseplants.

Kelsey is based in Raleigh, N.C.

Mike Dano

Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, Light Reading

Mike Dano is Light Reading's Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies. Mike can be reached at [email protected], @mikeddano or on LinkedIn.

Based in Denver, Mike has covered the wireless industry as a journalist for almost two decades, first at RCR Wireless News and then at FierceWireless and recalls once writing a story about the transition from black and white to color screens on cell phones.

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