Google unveils human-sounding AI Assistant 'Duplex', raises ethical concerns

James Martin  CNET

James Martin CNET

What stole the show, however, was when Google announced that award-winning R&B artist John Legend would be voicing some commands for Google Assistant.

In a demonstration at I/O 2018 hosted by Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Google Duplex was shown calling in behalf of the user to schedule a salon appointment and a restaurant reservation. Now the bot successfully completes most conversations and tasks independently. Already Google has said that it can connect with more than 5,000 devices for your home.

Plenty of new features are on the way with Android P, including "Digital Wellness" tools to limit screen time, iPhone X-like gesture controls and sophisticated AI to extend your phone's battery life. The new voices have also been synthesized from WaveNet. This is what is driving "Actions" where Android P will predict the kind of action a user might want to carry out next. By year's end the total will grow to eight choices.

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While Pichai - in his demo - did not reveal any disclosures will be present, Google has now assured the industry that proper measures will be taken when the product is released to the public. He raised the idea of "assistive writing" in the future with Google Docs, the company's word processing software. Google I/O is a developer conference after all, and its sole goal is to help developers better integrate with Google's platforms and services to increase customer engagement as well. The answers to this question will contain mostly the concerns related to the timely rollout of security patches.

A new tool in its Android software, which runs most of the world's mobile phones, will notify users how much they are using apps and let them set limits for themselves and family members.

Those features are expected to arrive in the coming weeks.

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Google has become the leaders for Artificial Intelligence, it nearly seems like you can not use a Google device and not have the help of an assistant, which in some cases is excellent but also worries people about privacy.

An even cooler feature allows users to instantly colorize old black-and-white photos, or pop out one color and keep the background greyscale. Google has shied away from building up a workforce dedicated to managing the flow of news for its users because there's no way it could do that kind of work as efficiently as AI could. This brings the total number of voices available for the Assistant up from two to eight (four male and four female), but unlike numerous new products shown off at Google I/O, the voices are already live.

While this surprised and was admired by many, it also stirred up a debate that it is unethical and unfair that an automated voice is interacting with humans, and it should identify itself before starting the conversation, irrespective of how advanced the involved technology is.

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