Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer of Google Inc, demonstrates new technology that allows Google’s virtual assistant to make lifelike phone calls, at the Google I/O Developers Conference in Mountain View, California, on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg

Listen to Google’s virtual assistant making a creepily lifelike phone call to a hair salon

Complete with umms and aahs, phone calls by the Google Duplex system are very difficult to tell from an actual human phone call

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Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer of Google Inc, demonstrates new technology that allows Google’s virtual assistant to make lifelike phone calls, at the Google I/O Developers Conference in Mountain View, California, on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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