Google's Machines Can Now Write Your Emails For You
Google is rolling out something called "smart replies" for Inbox. Basically, a computer reads an email and decides how to respond.By Matt Picht | November 3, 2015
Google's robots aren't just reading your email now; they're actually suggesting replies. See, this is the dystopian surveillance-state future I signed up for.
"The actions that we take in writing emails are very short and typically very action-oriented. ... I'll tell you, it changed my life. I can very quickly process the hundreds of emails I get on my phone every day," Google for Work President Amit Singh told the crowd at 2015's Web Summit.
Google announced it will soon roll out a feature on the company's email app, Inbox, called "smart reply." It analyzes the words in each email to figure out what the gist of the message is, and then composes three suggested replies.