How do you manage services and decide which one to offer to a user? Is a search index still the way to think about things? JD: It's very different from how a web document is filed. Ultimately, I think this will be the easiest way to help the user get things done - we're still figuring Shadow Making that out. What is ranking on the FarzinOja) March 21, 2017 CS: You mentioned identity in your speech, which raises the obvious issue of privacy. JD: We take confidentiality very seriously. A product like the Assistant will not work without trust. When it comes to sharing information, there is always consent. We Shadow Making want to give users control over all of this. GS: What does Google's research reveal about users' preferences for how they receive information by voice? JD: The focus has been, particularly on mobile, on the need to provide answers.
This succinct summary is often the best thing for users. (missed question) GS: Will I be able to tell Assistant what my favorite services are - I prefer TripAdvisor for Shadow Making travel enquiries, for example. JD: It's a way. We are trying to decide now how stringent these preferences should be. In some cases, you can set certain preferences in the app. We try to learn as we go. When it comes to shopping, it's convenience or the best price that matters most. There are a lot of new Shadow Making ranking and quality challenges. douglas: great complexity in voice search response. Is it location, suitability, price.
Still looking for synthesis — Tony Verre TonyVerre) March 21, 2017 Some of these services are quite high stakes. It could be money, healthcare or home repairs…it's a Shadow Making big deal if you get a bad result. We're exploring how to manage the quality there so users can continue to trust Assistant. Questions from the audience… Q: How do you envision integrating ads into the Assistant ecosystem? JD: It's early. We try to find out what the best opportunities and user experience Shadow Making are. It won't succeed as a development platform if developers can't succeed as a business.