Duplex was the coolest thing from last week – What's new?
News you want to use week 20.
Google shocked the world this week when it showed off Google Duplex, its new technology to handle tasks over the phone. Since its reveal on stage at the Google I/O conference, there has been some new info regarding the A.I. that will make phone calls — hair appointments or dinner reservations — in the background, so you don’t have to.
During the opening keynote at Google I/O on Tuesday, CEO Sundar Pichai introduced the world to Google Duplex. In a demo, the A.I. was able to handle tasks over the phone in a realistic manner. Although this wowed the audience in attendance and people watching at home, the demo failed to mention the legal issues of the A.I. such as identifying itself and recording conversations.
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