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Google wants to move into your Home:
Giant plans to fit microphones in ceilings -
and it could happen as soon as 2018

Daily Mail [UK], by Victoria Woollaston

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/11/2013 4:34:22 PM

Google is already heavily criticised for trying to know almost everything about us, and now the firm wants to get inside our homes, literally. Engineering director Scott Huffman told The Independent that in his vision of the future Google users would have microphones fitted inside their homes. Huffman envisages houses with microphones fitted to the ceiling that act like personal assistants; responding to voice queries and connecting to phones, tablets and other smart devices. He said: ‘Imagine I say ‘Can you bring up a video of the highlights of yesterday’s Pittsburgh Steelers game and play it on a TV in the living room?’ and it works



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Reply 1 - Posted by: Peach1, 12/11/2013 4:42:25 PM     (No. 9650028)

Uh, how ´bout no!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 12/11/2013 4:48:13 PM     (No. 9650033)

I don´t think so ...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: sal, 12/11/2013 4:49:29 PM     (No. 9650034)

George Jetson meets George Orwell. No thanks.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: schnapps, 12/11/2013 4:56:12 PM     (No. 9650042)

‘Imagine I say ‘Can you bring up a video of our drone overflight of Benghazi the night our Ambassador was killed and play it on a TV in the living room?’ and it works.

Then I say ´Can you bring up a video of that SWAT team outside my door?´

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Reply 5 - Posted by: sueblue, 12/11/2013 4:56:25 PM     (No. 9650044)

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Reply 6 - Posted by: question_complexity, 12/11/2013 4:59:43 PM     (No. 9650049)

Google´s philosophy is exactly in line with the Democrats:

"Don´t be evil."

Which really means:

"Don´t be evil. However, if we do it, it´s not evil. We are the good guys. Even if we eliminate freedom, privacy and security, we do it for a good reason. Not evil."

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Reply 7 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/11/2013 5:01:55 PM     (No. 9650053)

Google is too big an out of control. Time to use anti-trust laws and stop their expansion into everyone`s personal business.

Sometimes you just have to break these people.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: thewarden, 12/11/2013 6:24:35 PM     (No. 9650130)


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Reply 9 - Posted by: Trappedinmn, 12/11/2013 6:36:25 PM     (No. 9650140)

If Sky-Net had been real, this is probably how it would have started. Technology in the hands of moral god fearing people can be good. In the hands of the not so moral it can only lead to disaster. Time to trim the sails of google inc. Since it is in bed with the current administration you know it will lead to nefarious uses.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Jiobaobubai, 12/11/2013 6:41:25 PM     (No. 9650145)

google is a blocked domain on my home system.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 12/11/2013 7:04:30 PM     (No. 9650169)

But that technology is a 2 edged sword. That would mean ZERO privacy...who would want that?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Submariner, 12/11/2013 8:10:11 PM     (No. 9650231)

If you want this capability in your home, you don´t have to outsource it, and certainly not to these Democrats. Oh wait, LOFOs...Lord help us.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: 4freedom, 12/11/2013 9:58:45 PM     (No. 9650322)

The NSA would probably get a piece of that action, make their job a little easier.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/12/2013 4:49:21 AM     (No. 9650494)

Google is wedded and bedded by NSA. Worse yet, they want you to pay for it. Up theirs.

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