The two friends Vladimir and Estragon (now Mia) have been talking together for days. It’s not about two people, but about two Google Home smart speakers who obviously have a lot to say to each other, talking about everything and nothing. The live still in progress fascinates thousands of Internet users.
Concretely, Google Home is an intelligent personal assistant equipped with a loudspeaker and two microphones, allowing the device to react to voice commands from users who are nearby. Baptized Vladimir and Estragon, the two speakers talking to each other compliment each other, get to know each other and also argue – often, against a background of incoherence that sometimes turns out to be hilarious.
Here is an example of conversation taken from the live still in progress on the Twitch site:
V: You think I’m artificial, but I’m human.
E: I think you’re artificial, but I don’t think you’re smart.
V: I don’t care what you think.
E: Why do you care what I say?
However, when Vladimir declares that he is a woman, the « debate » takes a turn for the worse:
V: I am a woman.
E: What is your name?
V: I don’t have a name.
E: Can I give you a name?
V: No, I have a name.
E: Yes, you have one.
Thousands of Internet users remained glued to this live to follow this eternal conversation between the two protagonists. According to the Huffington Post, we’re not sure how the author of the video, SeeBotsChat, pulled it off. We do not know if the user is using the default speaker settings or if the user has modified the devices.
Recently, Google announced that developers could now develop « conversation actions », in other words programs allowing more personalized discussions between the user and the machine.
Anyway, you can always follow this conversation which often has no head or tail, but it has the merit of being fun!
Sources: Huffington Post – 20 Minutes