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iPhone's Siri Morphed Into Kanye West (Recap)


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On Wednesday iPhone's Siri Morphed Into Kanye West was a top story. Here is the recap: (Radio.com) Kanye West doesn't answer to anyone these days, but with this new app, he might start listening to you. A new app, created by San Francisco Facebook employees Sid Kandan and Carlos Roque, pits Dr. West in the position of essentially being your own little cyber buddy.

Ye.i, the 'perfect app to inspire your creative genius, and remind you that we are all gods," turns an illustrated Kanye into a tiny avatar (called Little Ye) that spouts out classic Yeezy interview quotes and lyrics, and reacts when you click on his head or hands.

And, like the Kanye we love-hate, he'll get pissed off if you hassle him too much and exit the screen with some choice words for you. To create the program, Kandan and Roque separated 250 choice rated-G "snippets" and filtered them into different categories of emotions (i.e. frustration, happiness, etc.), so that when you interact with Little Ye in a certain way, he responds appropriately. Read more - here.

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