Crystal balls have their value. A Magic 8 Ball can all but plan your week for you. And, of course, there are Tarot cards for the truly metaphysical.
But none of these gives us quite the insight Siri provides. (At least those of us armed with iPhones.) Nearest Thai restaurant? Siri knows. Sunday hours for our favorite museum? Ask Siri. Showtime at the Orpheum? Siri has a front-row seat for every show .
With college football season fast approaching, I turned yesterday to modern technology’s most famous know-it-all with a simple question: “Who is your favorite college football team?”
Her answer should be all the inspiration one team needs for the 2015 season:
“I always like to root for the underdog. I guess that makes me a fan of Memphis right now.”