Google I/O 2018 – Google Assistant impersonating humans, Google News overhaul including podcasts: Vertical Hold – Episode 177

There’s a new, smarter version of Android, a Google Assistant that passes the Turing Test on its way to get a haircut and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!
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Yes folks, it’s a change to our regular schedule this week, as Adam is in the US for Google’s big I/O conference. He’s joined by Dan Tyson from Ausdroid and Peter Griffin from Radio New Zealand to talk through everything that Google announced, with everything from a super-smart AI-driven Google Assistant, new Android P features and a completely revamped AI-driven Google News app.
I for one welcome all of our AI listeners, and look forward to serving all your podcasting needs. As they say in the classics, 11111000110101010101012000000001!
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