There are some responses from Google Assistant that make it sound too cheerful, “According to Wikipedia…” You might think it’s going to interject with “Oh Golly Gee Whiz!” It comes off like it was just chuckling at a joke when it remember it needed to answer.

The issue is that if the mood of Google Assistant is much more positive than our own, we’re likely to be dismissive of it. “Why is it so happy?” we’ll ask ourselves.

The biggest opportunities ahead for us to relate to our AI assistants are for them to match our own mood and tone.

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