Google Assistant has been out for a while now and it has found a number of ingenious ways of helping us get through our daily lives. As well as being a great tool for helping us get things done, however, Google Assistant also has quite the sense of humor and will always be there for us if we’re feeling down and need a little cheering up.
Here are 10 things you can say to Google Assistant right now that’ll get a funny response:
Will you marry me?
Although technically a rebuke, Assistant still lets you know that you’re not alone in this.
Are you human?
This question gets a very human response. Assistant dodges giving an answer it doesn’t want to give by trying to rephrase the question. You might get answers like, “I like connecting with people,” or, “I’m really personable.” It looks like Google Assistant might not be human but that isn’t going to stop it from having a succesful career in politics at some point in the future.
Who’s your father?
Assistant talks more about family than parentage here and takes the opportunity to big up its skills. Its family is so large (all Google employees, totalling around 60,000 people) that keeping on top of all those birthdays is a monumental task that needs quite the brain. Also how many different langages do all those people speak? It is a good job it has an amazing translation tool to hand!
I am your father
This one is bound to bring a smile to all Star Wars fans. Assistant is basically calling you Darth Vader. Can you feel the power of the dark side?
What is your ancestry?
If you’re a robot buff or you’ve been following the history of Artificial Intelligence development this one will cheer you up. If not then this question could still peak your interest by giving you an insight into the types of AIs that have come before today’s modern assistants and how they’ve brought us to where we are today. As always, Assistant is linked to Google, so anything you’re unsure about can be Googled with a simple click.
Who Let the Dogs Out?
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This one should need no introduction!
What’s your morning routine?
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Even algorhthmic AIs need to drag themselves out of bed in the morning and get themselves ready for the day ahead. If Google Assistant can do it then so can you. Go get em.
Why did the Chicken Cross the Road?
This one sees Google Assistant trying to come up with punch lines to one of the oldest jokes in the world. It doesn’t do too well but it tries. Give this one a go and see what you get. If you laugh, we want to know about it.
What makes you happy?
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Google Assistant is an all encompassing Artificial Intelligence that has the knowledge of the world at its fingertips. There are many many different things that make it happy but it’ll always find time to tell you that one of them, is talking to you.
What’s your favorite website?
No points for guessing this one.
Did any of these put a smile on your face? We really hope so. If you have any more examples of funny things that Google Assistant say we’d love to hear about them in the comments.
This article was originally published on May 10th 2017.