[Note: This comment comes from reader Randall Head. DLH]
Subject: Re: [Dewayne-Net] Google moves into hardware production with smartphone and other devices
Date: October 5, 2016 at 1:01:57 AM EDT
Google’s new smartphone, the Pixel, will employ artificial-intelligence technology that users can converse with, >allowing them to sidestep keyboards as they access online information and make purchases such as movie tickets, say >people familiar with the company’s plans who spoke on the condition of anonymity to reveal information ahead of its >official release. The company also plans to release other new hardware, including a voice-based assistant for the >home to rival Amazon’s Echo and a virtual-reality headset to rival Facebook’s Oculus.
Yeah, I know Google has that whole “Don’t be Evil” thing trademarked, but can anybody explain to me why I’d like to have EVERYTHING ANYONE SAYS IN MY HOUSE sent to Mountain View? (Or to Cupertino, or Seattle, or ANYWHERE?)