• Google Duplex explained: How it works, controversy, and passing the Turing test?

    30 days ago - By 9to5Google

    The amazement over Google Duplex at I/O 2018 quickly veered into criticism over the lack of disclosure and questions about the on-stage demo itself. I think, somewhat lost in this furor, is the sheer impressiveness of Duplex and what an achievement it is for technology. But what exactly is it, and how does it work? And what will it be able to do for you?
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  • Was the Google Duplex demo at Google I/O faked? (UPDATE: Restaurant tracked down, calls edited)

    Was the Google Duplex demo at Google I/O faked? (UPDATE: Restaurant tracked down, calls edited)

    30 days ago - By Phone Arena

    UPDATE: It appears that the restaurant in the Duplex demo was tracked down, and is believed to be Hongs Gourmet in Saratoga, California. An employee at the restaurant said that the call was made by Google Assistant and Google did not inform them ahead of time about the call. However, when the employee was asked a second time about the call, he abruptly ended the conversation. Apparently, the decorations inside the eatery match a photo Google posted on its blog showing Yaniv Leviathan, Google Duplex lead, and Matan Kalman, engineering manager on the project, taking advantage ...
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