Google Home: A very, very quick followup on evolution

Yesterday’s entry on Google Home has been viewed over 10,000 times at the time of writing. The data collection, however, took much longer than that. I’ve been collecting it over the past week, including several redrafts of the questions themselves. Some of the comments I’ve seen since allude to people receiving different answers. I was…

I ask 100 information questions to four digital assistants. All of them fail at least half.

After seeing the poor feedback of Watson in Bridge Crew, I decided to take my four digital assistants for a spin. After 21 questions across four assistants, I learned that Alexa cannot give basic information about Amazon Prime videos, none of them can properly understand which movie you’re looking for information for, and none of them can actually recommend stuff. Also, Google still needs to learn how to round up.