Since its release in August, Judith Newman’s To Siri With Love has been greeted with critical acclaim and celebrity endorsements. Newman’s son Gus has autism, and he learned to communicate with others through conversations with Apple’s personal assistant.
But the memoir, which Jon Stewart called “beautifully honest and illuminating,” has a lot of critics too—namely, other people with autism.
Many people on the autism spectrum have criticized Newman on Twitter using the hashtag #BoycottToSiri. They claim she recklessly reveals details about Gus’ personal life
Marie Porter, a cookbook author who identifies as #ActualAutistic in her Twitter bio, laid out her problems with To Siri With Love in a long tweetstorm. . . read full story at link.