Decades of research and speculative fiction have led to today's computerized assistants such as Apple's Siri.<br />
Her - "Dear Catherine, I've been sitting here thinking about all the things I wanted to apologize to you for. All the pain we caused each other. Everything I put on you. Everything I needed you to be or needed you to say. I'm sorry for that. I'll always love you 'cause we grew up together and you helped make me who I am..."