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I asked Google Assistant how many days were in six years.

I asked again, but this time for three years.

In the second answer, Google chimed in and said “by the way, you can get the days by multiplying years by three hundred sixty five.”

Golly! Google… I didn’t know that.

But, it might be that the likelihood of someone asking that question twice in a row is a sign that indeed they might not know that.

Taken to an extreme, this type of interaction can have a profound effect on human knowledge. Which interactions are worth correcting over and which ones are just hopeless? Who is determining this?

It would have been great to see some reasoning behind this determination.

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