Restaurants Are Ignoring Calls From Google’s Smart Assistant

Google announced its creepy auto-calling assistant feature a year ago. Since then, many restaurants are choosing to hang up instead.

Hello, This is Robot Almost exactly a year ago, everyone was flipping out over Google’s newly announced Duplex feature, which basically pretends to be a human assistant in order to make reservations at restaurants or schedule trips to the hairdresser. But the AI-powered assistant has struggled to win over the hearts of service workers. The Verge reports that restaurants are hanging […]

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