Google Home Continues Implementation Of Pohl's Joymaker

Google Home, like Amazon's Echo, is an always-on companion that allows you to get answers to questions, manage tasks, plan your day and control your home.


(Google Home, as presented by Google)

Fans of Frederik Pohl's 1966 novel The Age of the Pussyfoot have no problem seeing his Joymaker in this device. Pohl has completely delineated the use of this device as a transponder linking to a remote network that performs all of Google Home's functions - and more!

Still plenty of work to do here, Google. So, read the novel and get busy!

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