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Google wanted to really bring their AI companion to life, so they hired folks from Pixar and the Onion to give it just the right amount of pizzazz.
Google Assistant responds to a unique array of commands, but some of the more hilarious and off-the-cuff responses may have come from writers who previously worked on the Onion and Pixar movies.
Google wants its Assistant to be more than just an order-taking robot — so it hired some clever writers from outside the company to help make it happen. A new story from the Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims details the advance...