Uhh, Google Assistant Impersonating a Human on the Phone Is Scary as Hell to Me

#Google could soon have a feature that lets your phone impersonate people—because consumer-facing artificial intelligence isn’t terrifying enough. Called Duplex, it’s intended to make people’s lives easier by handling standard phone calls that are necessary, but not especially personal. [Read More]

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Screenshot: Andrew Liszewski (#Google)#Google could soon have a feature that lets your phone impersonate people—because consumer-facing artificial intelligence isn’t terrifying enough.
Called Duplex, it’s intended to make people’s lives easier by handling standard phone calls that are necessary, but not especially personal.
A bad actor could potentially cheat information out of the Duplex assistant in a phone call.
It would have been really nice to hear about Duplex after #Google first assured me and every other #Google user that it was considering the privacy, security, and ethical implications of #AI.
Instead it has so far seemed content to treat #AI as just another feature on your phone.

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#Google is developing an impressive feature that lets your phone impersonate people; intended to make people’s lives easier by handling standard phone calls that are necessary, but not especially personal. #AI #VPA #Trend

Source: Gizmodo