Piece of code within FaceUnlock could belong to Majel, the rumored personal assistant for Android devices

Piece of code within FaceUnlock could belong to Majel, the rumored personal assistant for Android devices
Take it as you will, but the program code that you see in the screenshot below could be part of Android's rumored personal assistant, possibly codenamed Majel. The strings were discovered within the FaceUnlock application code found in the Android software development kit, and at a glance, they contain responses that one might expect getting from a Siri-like app or feature.

It is rumored that bringing the aforementioned personal assistant to Android is a task assigned to the Google X team, which we heard of last year. According to people supposedly familiar with the matter, the highly secretive group of people has been working on  projects involving artificial intelligence for the past few years. And they have gotten pretty far, sources claim – the said software achieved a 93% success rate during a Turing Test. For those of you who have not heard of it before, the Turing Test measures a machine's ability to exhibit intelligent behavior.

Here is how insiders describe Google's AI software:


Of course, the above information belongs to the realm of rumors for now, so it could all be totally made up. But if it turns out to be real, wouldn't it be cool if one could have a real conversation with their Android smartphone? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments.






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