Google Search gets smarter with better answers and Knowledge Graph improvements
Google showcased some improvements to Google Search today. On stage, the company detailed its plans of creating the search engine of the future. Google Search might be Google's foremost and best product, yet it wants to up the ante by allowing it to communicate with users. That means enabling search to give accurate answers without having to ask. Amit Singhal, a Senior Vice President at Google, says that the future search engine is smarter and better.
"Soon, you’ll be able to just say, hands-free, 'OK Google, will it be sunny in Santa Cruz this weekend?' and get a spoken answer. Then, you’ll be able to continue the conversation and just follow up with 'how far is it from here?' if you care about the drive or 'how about Monterey?' if you want to check weather somewhere else, and get Google to tell you the answer, adds Singhal. Google has also enhanced its Knowledge Graph - its map of everything - by adding more languages.
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