Google I/O 2018 recap: We came, we saw, we’re sleepy

May 10, 2018 Bryan Clark


Google provided all the context we’d need for the rest of the week with an almost overlooked announcement on Tuesday: it was renaming its “Google Research” division “Google AI.” The rest of the week came fast. Starting on Tuesday, at the keynote, journalists found themselves neck deep in news touting all the amazing ways AI would make our lives better, and soon(ish). If Google is to be believed — and it might not be — its updates to Photos, Google Assistant, Maps, News, and numerous other products would leave little doubt as to who, among giant tech companies, is leading…

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