Google Duplex

Daring Fireball (Daniel Miessler)

It’s totally credible that Google would be the first to achieve something like Duplex, but the fact that all they did — as far as I’ve seen — was play a recording just seems off. It feels like a con.

Google: Hey, check out this cool tech I’ve created. It’s totally awesome. It does this and that and that.

Daring Fireball: Wow! Can I see it?

Google: Not yet. But soon. Then you’ll see how fantastic this is.

Daring Fireball: Just a peek. Something. Anything?

Google: Soon. Just you wait. Now let me tell you about some of the other features ...

Daring Fireball: Er ... I need to finish doing my laundry. Bye.

Author:Khürt Williams

A human who works in information security and enjoys photography, Formula 1 and craft ale.