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Digital Journeys II: Future of Search

| 04 Jul, 2013

Matt Bush, Head of UK Performance at Google, focuses on the Future of Search and how search, social, conversations and the Knowledge Graph will drive a more personal experience across multiple devices.

So, my presentation's going to be split into four different sections. We're going to talk about connectivity, and the connected consumer. We're going to talk about the future of search. We're going to do some demos, and then I've got a short video to show you at the end. So we'll whiz through it relatively quickly. If there are any questions, I will try and leave some space at the end, or you can tweet me on @mattjbush. I would give you my twitter url, and my google+ url which is exactly the same, google+ and mattjbush, but I'm not going to suggest that all of you are on google+.

So, what's this quote, who's seen this quote before? 'Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet'. Anyone know who said that? No? It was Groucho Marx. So it was actually a comedy sketch, but I think it fits neatly with what we're going to be talking about today. I mean, you know, of course it makes sense. Of course yesterday's dead, of course tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. But I think it's got really, really big connotations for marketing, and for the way that consumers are interacting. The way that things used to happen, have gone. They're not going to come back. Everything is changing at such a pace, that we don't know what's coming next. And so I think that's the critical thing with this particular phrase.

So let's kick off with a video, just to kind of demonstrate the connected consumer, and how they're moving between devices right now.

Video: When you start to feel contractions, breathe in through your nose, and out through your mouth.

Matt: Who's got kids? So you all know there are no tips for sleep deprivation. You just have to deal with it. So the point of that, is that the consumer now, the person who's familiar with technology is moving from device, from location. So they're going from their office, to their home, to the street, from mobile, from laptop, to desktop, without really thinking about it. You know? So it's not as if they are considering where they are, they're just picking up a device and they're expecting to find the right information at that time. I think you've probably seen this photo before. There is a rumor that it's a fake. Whether it is or not doesn't really matter. I think there's two things here. One is, this is 2005 when the pope, the last pope, was announced, and as you can see now, everyone's just watching what's going on. The second one is in 2013, and everyone's got a screen, everyone's taking their own picture. And I think, you know, what this behavior is showing us, is that people want to be part of the moment. They want to be producing information for themselves. And they're using every screen that they can to do that. Now, you know, there's kind of a Google law, that every presentation that we do, needs to have some pretty big numbers in it? I've got two slides coming up that have got those big numbers in them.

This is the first one. We've probably seen the stat about we check our mobile devices 150 times a day, I'm sure you know that. Average connected device per person is three. Now, I counted mine up last night. I've got a family of five. In my family of five, there's 23 connected devices. Anyone want to try and beat 23 connected devices in their house? No, I didn't think so. And global smartphone penetration, 1.2 billion. By the end of this year, we expect that to be 75 percent in the UK. Which is the start, really. So there's two billion people currently connected online, globally-- has anyone read Eric Schmidt's book? 'The New Digital Age'. No one at all. You should read it, it's good. And he's my boss, so you know, you should definitely read it. But he talks about the next five billion. The next five billion people coming online, so that everyone is online, and that five billion aren't going to come through connected devices, they're going to be coming through the mobile web.

And this is the final slide of big data. When Chris and Harry, they're also from Google, come on later, maybe you should play big numbers bingo and just see which numbers come out. So by 2015 we're going to be producing about 7.9 zettabytes of data, I'm sure none of you have got a clue what a zettabyte is, it's about--

Paul: A billion terabytes?

Matt: It's, oh yeah, very good, yeah. Thanks, Paul, for that. And so the average high-end laptop has now got about one terabyte, so that's 7.9 billion terabytes of information. What's most important, I think, is that 90 percent of all the data that currently sits online has been produced in the last two years. So this is accelerating. So all this data is being produced by our consumers, how do we make sense of it? How do we actually connect with them when they're operating in a completely different environment and thinking in a very very different way. And this is only going to get more complex.

Greg mentioned this in his opening, this is Google Glass. I played with this last October, it's pretty phenomenal, it could be really really ground-breaking. The idea behind Google Glass is to take the technology away. So to give you a hands-free, eyes-free experience, so you can actually live for the moment. So you know, if you are actually there with the pope, watching the pope get anointed, then you don't need to be filming, because you're watching and filming at the same time.

Has anyone got Ghost Runner on their phone? Has anyone got the app Ghost Runner? Ghost Runner is basically where you run against a run that you've done previously. Think about that for Google Glass, because there you've got your phone, and you're trying to run with your phone, trying to see where you're going. And with Google Glass, in theory, you could actually have that on the screen, in front of you, and you don't need to be looking at your phone and you can just continue to run. And I think that's just the starting point. You know, for me that's brilliant. You know, could I, for example, try and run the 100 meters against Usain Bolt. Or the 800 meters against Seb Coe, who's the last 800 meter runner I remember. Shows my age as well.

But then, you know, think about how we could continue to evolve Glass, you know, think about the opportunities for medicine, and people giving operations. I think the opportunities are unlimited in this, and developers at the moment are currently working really, really closely with Glass, to try and push the boundaries of what we can do. But ultimately it means more and more data being created by more and more consumers, which makes it even more complex, and more difficult for people to connect with the consumer.

Who knows what this is? This is even cooler. This is the Scanadu Scout. It's on Indiegogo at the moment, which is kind of like a Kickstarter. It's basically any Star Trek fans? Or anybody remember Star Trek. We got one over there. You don't have to be a fan. You remember Star Trek. So in Star Trek, Bones had something called a tricorder, which basically measured your vital body signs. And there was no penetration, for want of a better word. He literally just scanned it over your body, and it
gave your vital body signs. This does exactly the same. So at the moment, I saw this presented at Zeitgeist a couple of months ago. And at the moment, it gives you your heart rate, your temperature and your blood oxygenation.

But later on, and I'm just going to, just so I remember exactly what it is going to give you, because there could be some doctors in the house. It's also going to do ECG, HRV, PWTT, stress, and my favorite, UA. Which is urine analysis. So watch out for that one. So it's $199.00 on Indiegogo at the moment, it's launching March 2014. Currently it's at $800,000, in terms of how much they've raised, if it gets to a million I get a black one with 'First Edition' written on it. So please go and buy Scanadu Scout.

But the point is, this is, you know, it's about people creating their own data. It's about personalised hygiene and medicine. And again, I think, you know, it just goes to reinforce the fact that more and more data is being collected. And this is taking it to kind of another level. Has anyone seen either of these two before. So this is coming out of Motorola. Which, obviously, Google bought a couple of years ago. Now there's a couple of things here, one is the electronic tattoo.

The point of that is that it's got a circuit board on it, which means that you are, in effect, a walking password or security code. So instead of, like, having to remember your security code, it's actually on your tattoo. Now I can see professional footballers getting this because they think it's the coolest, latest tattoo, but it's actually there to unlock your phone.

This one is even crazier, this is vitamin authentication. So basically, you take this pill, and it works with your stomach acid, to create a signal which means that you're a walking passcode for your phone or any other device. So your devices become completely secure, you never ever have to worry about your password, again. I mean, you know, it's not going to be for everyone. But I'll probably give it a go. Wouldn't be the first pill I've taken. And, you know, this whole thing about sort of personalised medicine and so on, I mean, I think you've got a Fit Bit in your bag today, and I'm wearing a Jawbone now, you know, this is what we do, we collect data about ourselves. And we constantly churn this data out. And I think, you know, because this is going on, it's becoming more and more complicated to make sense of it all.

And so why does it matter? Well because we are creating this data, it does give us an opportunity. If we can understand it, if we can listen to it, to actually make better decisions about how we connect with our customers. And actually make better decisions about our businesses as well. So here's an example, the popular Galaxy series of phones. Anyone notice a difference about the naming  convention for those three phones? So basically the first phone was the Galaxy S one, I-I. The second one was the Galaxy S I-I-I. And then the third one was the Galaxy S4. Now, we've got two graphs at the bottom. This red one is people searching for S-I-I or S-I-I-I. This one is people searching for S2 or S3. As you can see, one's significantly bigger than the other. So as a result of what the consumer was telling Samsung, they decided to change the naming convention of their phone, and move to a more traditional S4. So, a really, really simple example of trying to look for signals, so that we can understand our consumers better and give them a better experience.

I'm sure you know this guy, on the left. Anyone know this guy on the right? So it's Bradley Wiggins and Dave Brailsford, obviously hugely successful cyclists, both for the Olympic team and for Team Sky. And Dave Brailsford is always all about looking at data and trying to make marginal gains. There's actually a guy called Matt Parker, who probably a lot of you have never heard of, whose job title, best job title ever, is head ofmarginal gains. And his job is to look at every single data point that was coming out of the cyclists, just to make tiny tiny incremental benefits, which over the course of everything, now if you put 15, 20, 100 of those together, you actually get a much, much better performance.

So he came up with things like a different-shaped helmet, a different body suit. Heated shorts, before people went onto the track. And even, like, during the Olympics, he didn't allow people to ride on the team bus, in case they caught an infection. And so the end result was a phenomenal success, from the British cycling team. But it, you know, it's about looking at the data and trying to understand what the data's telling you, and how you can make those tiny, tiny incremental benefits, which over the course of many, many benefits, actually create a much, much bigger opportunity.

So, we've got all this data. We've got all these screens, we've got all these devices, we've got consumers running around. It sounds quite complicated, to interact with consumers. So, we're trying to simplify it, by talking about the Three A's. All screens, Always on, Audience engaged.

Just looking at all screens, as we saw before, you know, the consumer is moving from one device to another without really caring about it, so the number-one thing is, you must be there on all screens.

Jellyfish have got a responsive design piece of software, piece of technology, which is very, very straightforward. It's a plug-in and actually makes your site fit, across every single device. And I think, you know, this becomes more and more important as screens become all different sizes. So, you know, are you necessarily going to build a site for Google Glass? Or would you have a responsive design site which just automatically fits for Google Glass? Are you going to build a site for your car,  when that's connected? Or are you just going to look for a responsive design and get that built. So definitely speak to Jellyfish about that.

Here's a typical husband and wife. Doing pretty much everything they can to not talk to each other. But, you know, they've got several screens in front of them. And, you know, this isn't unfamiliar behaviour, I'm sure we've all seen this behaviour before, where you've got the TV sitting in the corner, and you're actually interacting with something completely different. So as this is going on, how do we actually connect with the consumer, how do we, like, get their attention? Because they've got so much going on themselves.

As I said, you know, despite the fact that we know this behaviour's going on, we're still seeing a huge number of brands who don't think about having access across all devices. So of the top 100 brands in the UK, 43% still don't have a mobile site, some kind of functioning mobile site. So it's literally the desktop that just translates to the mobile site. Now, you know, it's not the end of the world, you should still make sure that you're pushing people to that site, but, you know, there's better things that we could be doing. Especially because 45% of the people do research on their phones when shopping, so they're in a store, they look at a product, they try and find more information about that product, one of your competitors pops up, takes them to a different mobile experience which is much, much better, and they end up changing their mind and going elsewhere, so you lose 20% of your sales. Don't allow that to happen.

Always on. Always on is about making sure your shop is always open. You know, the web never shuts. People are searching constantly online. And so, you know, don't let your budget run out before 8 o'clock, for example, because if you do, 19% of online purchases actually happen between 8 and 12. So, you know, what we're seeing is actually a huge proliferation of people using the internet because it is open, and because they haven't got time to go to the shops. And so just make sure that, you know, whenever someone's searching for your brand or your product, you are there.

And then the final one is audience engage, and this is about listening for signals. Listening to signals that your consumer is telling you. I think Matt's going to talk later about the cookie being the new keyword, so moving away from a keyword type of targeting, to trying to understand much more about your individual audience. I'm sure Bruce will talk about some of the signals that come out of Twitter in a second. But there are other platforms you can look at. So, for the sake of argument, the Double Click suite of products, where you can actually track your consumer across search, across display, using analytics, using offline data as well, tracking that in, to really understand exactly how your consumer is behaving. Jellyfish actually is only one of seven top-tier users of analytics in the UK. So, you know, you're working with a decent organization who understands exactly what needs to be done, to really make the most out of this. So speak to them.

Oh, pushed that a bit too early. But with all this data, what does it mean? Well it means a couple of things, it means that we can start to understand what our consumers are doing, and it means that we can actually start to make digital more creative. This is an ad for VW, let's just watch it very very  quickly, because it won't take long.

That's it. So VW used the power of the true view ad. So the true view ad is where you can skip a YouTube ad after five, before five seconds, and the customer doesn't pay, the advertiser doesn't pay. And so they actually built that into their creative. Now, it's brilliant for VW, because it's a really creative piece of work. Not so good for me, because I don't get paid. But, you know, the point is that, you know, they understood that their consumer wasn't necessarily going to sit through 30 seconds of an ad. Trevor Beattie actually was on stage recently and he was talking about the death of the 30-second ad. He actually said that five seconds is the new 30-second spot. And again, you know, Twitter recently bought Vine, and Vine's finally come to Android, which is brilliant for me, which is six-second videos. And I think, you know, that kind of really really short instant gratification is becoming much more prolific.

The second example I'm going to show you is Top Shop. So, London Fashion Week was on a few months ago, and the insight that Top Shop got was that loads and loads of people who shop in Top Shop wanted to attend London Fashion Week, but obviously they can't, because it's only for people who know people. And spend fortunes on clothes. And so what they wanted to do was bring London Fashion Week to their audience. And so they partnered with Google and google+, and this is what happened.

Girl in
video: Hi Pixie, what do you think about the new technology that Top Shop is integrating into their show this evening?

Woman 1
in video: Well it's quite amazing!

Woman 2
in video: Yes, isn't it.

Woman 1
in video: Congrats, Top Shop. Very forward-thinking.

Matt: So a really, really nice way of, like, you know, understanding who their audience is, using the signals that we just talked about, understanding who the audience is, listening to them, and actually giving them something that they want. So I'm now going to move on to the next phase of the presentation, but it's quite a punchy phrase. What does all this mean to search, what are we going to do to search, to transform the way that we're allowing our customers to find information.

Well actually it's the end of search, so, Jellyfish, you're going to have to find something new to do. Of course it's not. It's the end of search as we know it. I think, you know, we're going through pretty transformational times in search, I've been at Google just for a couple of years and the changes in the products are vast. But I think, you know, what we're going to go through now are probably some of the biggest changes we've made to date. I do need to stress, actually, that this next slide isn't mine. Or some of this presentation isn't mine, and you'll see why in a second.

So I was born in the foothills of the Himalayas. There's me as a little boy. No, clearly it's not me, that's Amit Singhal, it's our VP of search. So it's his job to turn search into the product that we want it to be, over the next years. When he was a kid he was a massive Star Trek fan, I know I keep banging on about Star Trek, but it's because it all kind of comes back to him, and it's not the last you're going to see of Star Trek.

And, you know, he dreamt of building the Star Trek computer, actually I mean, just listening to Greg talk about some of the technology in Back to the Future, that actually came true. Actually, quite a lot of the Star Trek technology has come true. I mean, obviously the transporter, beam me up Scotty, we can't do that yet, right? But anyone want to have a guess at some of the things that...

Audience member: Requesting stuff, so, Google Voice, so, computer tell me 'x'. That's come true.

Matt: It's coming true. Yeah. You've jumped ahead. You've ruined my final slide. No, that's good, that's good.

Audience member: Sliding automated doors.

Matt: That's a good one. Not one that I had. I mean, we talked about the tricorder, Scanadu Scout coming true. Handheld tablets is another one. Set phasers to stun, we've got Tasers. Which is a good one.

Audience member: 3-d printers.

Matt: Yeah, 3-d printers, that's a good one. Universal translator.
We've got Google Translate.

Audience member: Antimatter.

Matt: Antimatter. Can we do that? I'm not sure.

Audience member: We can't do that, we've discovered it, it was postulated by Star Trek and it's come true...

Matt: Are you going to tell me that the transporter actually exists as well now.

Beam us off somewhere else.

Audience member: Mobile phones

Matt: Well, yeah, the communicator. As it was called. So that's just a smartphone. Telepresence, which is just video conferencing, you know, hangouts are just really, really straightforward, anyone can do it from a laptop. And tractor beams, actually, apparently we have invented a tractor beam where you can use a laser to move small objects. But the big one, the big one was all about the Star Trek computer. The Star Trek computer, as this chap rightly said, was where you basically said 'Computer?' and you asked the question, and it gave you the answer to anything. So the computer understood what you're asking for, and it understood exactly where to find that answer. That's the vision for Google Search in the future. And let's see how that's coming true.

So there are three kind of experiences, three new areas that we're starting to focus a lot more on. 'Answer', where Google will give you an answer to anything. 'Converse', so you can actually have a conversation with a computer. And 'Anticipate', understanding what you're going to search for before you search for it, or giving you the right information at the right time.

So let's look at Answer. I'm sure you know this is the knowledge graph, if you don't know it's the knowledge graph then, you know, it's a nice surprise for you. So what does the knowledge graph do? It takes the information in the web, and turns it into relationships between people and places and things, to give you the right information. So rather than having to search for a link, you can actually just go straight to that piece of information. So for the sake of argument, you know, you can find movies by J.J. Abrams, it's got the information right there, that's not clicking through to a link, that's just straight in Google Search. Or it can tell you when the film is released. And if you scroll down in that little tab, it'll tell you a bit more information about that film.

So we've now got 570,000,000 entities in knowledge graph, and it's growing and growing and growing, we just added a couple more. We could already tell you what the population of India was, or the population of any country for that matter. What we can do now is actually anticipate your next question. So we know that when people search for the population of India, the two questions they ask most, next, are the population of China, and the population of the US. So rather than having you wait to ask that question, we give you that information already. So this is where the knowledge graph is going. It's making relationships between people and places and things, to give you the information that you really, really need.

And there are even more answers coming, so, you know, I think we've all got, as we saw before, we're all creating loads and loads of data, and it can become really really difficult to find that information. I remember when I was a kid, and she still does it, my mum's got tons and tons of photo albums that she religiously used to put together, and it's brilliant, because, you know, they exists and they are a regular track of every event in my life. I've now got, and I'm sure I'm not unique, millions of photos on my hard drive, which I rarely look at because I've catalogued them in a really, really weird way. And that's just one example.

So what we're trying to do now, is give you the opportunity to actually find the information that's relevant for you, so for example: what's my gate number? So just ask Google, and it'll bring up exactly what your gate number is. Trip to London. What's your schedule? So rather than having to piece it together through Calendar, you can just find it and Google will bring it to you instantly. Restaurant reservation. So, you know, just ask Google and it'll tell you when you're actually going to be, when your restaurant reservation is. Last order. And, you know, my favourite photos. So, you know, you only have to catalogue your photos once, you don't have to remember where they are, and then Google will bring them to you.

Conversation. So this is perhaps the most exciting one for me. So, you know, we've had 'conversation mode' in Android and iOS for some time. But we've just launched it on the desktop as well, and I'm going to demo this, I'm going to demo this in a second. And we've also launched, and I can't get it to work yet, I think it's still in Beta, somewhere in Mountain View.

But we've actually launched what we call Hotwording. So Hotwording is no hands. So basically, you do literally just say, 'Okay Google.' And as soon as you say 'Okay Google,' Google's constantly listening for you, this will start to come up, and then you ask Google a question and it will give you the answer, instantly. It's phenomenal, I've seen it demoed a few times, but I've not actually got it to work, myself yet. We'll try again today, it won't work but you know, we'll give it a go. What've we got to lose?

And then the final one is Anticipate. Which is Google Now. Who's go Google Now? On their phone? Just the Googlers at the back and a couple of Jellyfish guys. Do get Google Now, if you've got iOS or Android it's just a Google Search app, so just update the Google Search app. And basically it just gives you information that you need before you need it. So, you know, it knows that you've got a show coming up that you've got a ticket for. For example, it knew that I was coming here today. And so instantly when I woke up this morning, it started to give me traffic information about how long it was going to take. As I told Ollie, who brought me here today, it was going to take a lot longer than he'd given. So we ended up turning up about half an hour later than we'd planned. But, you know, if he'd have had the Google Now on then he would've known that. We would've been on time.

So now, and this is now on iOS, as I said. And we've just launched some new cards, some reminders, this is amazing. I use it on my phone all the time, you literally just say, 'Remind me to,' and the reminder, and then whenever you've asked it to remind you it just pops up on your phone. Do play around with it. So reminders, public transport, or transit, music albums, books, TV shows and video games. And this one is pretty cool, so, you know, it just sits in the background analyzing how you're walking, how you're driving. There's a new piece of code within Android which knows how you're travelling, you know, whether you are walking or cycling. And so, you know, it can start to give you your activity levels without having to, perhaps, wear one of these.

So, you know, these are the new experiences that we're bringing out. And ultimately it should lead to a much better experience. So what I'm going to do now, I'm going to try and demo a couple of these. Now bear in mind two things. One, I'm not Californian. And so sometimes my London accent doesn't come across as well. And two, we've got a bit of ambient noise, but let's have a go, and if it doesn't work, then we'll move on to something else.

So we saw the population of China, compared to India and the US, anyone got an idea of what the UK population would be compared to, what's the most likely search, after UK population? France? Good guess. Anyone else?

Audience members: Germany.

Matt: Germany. Did someone say Wales? Well let's ask Google. Show me the population of the UK.

Google voice: The population of United Kingdom was 62.74 million in 2011.

Matt: So it's France and Australia. There we go, we nearly got there. Right now, David Beckham recently retired, a sad day for women and metrosexuals everywhere. I'm still a huge fan, let's find out a bit more
about him. How old is David Beckham?

Google voice: David Beckham is 38 years old.

Matt: Okay, brilliant. Who is his wife?

Google voice: David Beckham's spouse is Victoria Beckham since 1999.

Matt: So what I've done there is not ask who is David Beckham's wife. I've literally just asked, 'Who is his wife?' So Google knows I'm now in a conversation, and it's listening to me and it's thinking, 'Well, hang on a minute, I know I've just given him an answer about David Beckham, this answer must relate to that as well.' Let's push it a bit. Sometimes this doesn't go all the way. When is her birthday?

Google voice: Victoria Beckham's date of birth is April 17th, 1974.

Matt: Who are her children?

Google voice: Victoria Beckham's children include Harper Beckham, Brooklyn Beckham and others.

Matt: Poor old Cruz and Romeo. What did they get left out for? Where was she born?

Google voice: Victoria Beckham was born in Harlow.

Matt: Okay, so I don't know if you've ever been to Harlow, I'd advise you didn't. But just - No one from Harlow in is there? Yeah. But just in case you did want to go there. How far is Harlow from here?

Google: The drive from your location to Harlow, UK,is 58.6 miles.

Matt: So, again, you know, it knows where I am, I don't need to tell it where I am, it's just like listening to me and understanding. So my kids love going away, let's say I want to go for a weekend break. Show me things to do in Paris.

Google voice: Here are popular attractions in Paris.

Matt: Okay, a bunch of things that I might want to do in Paris, now clearly, Disneyland's up there, I'm going to struggle to get away with that one. Show me photos of Disneyland Paris.

Google: Here you go. Some pictures related to Disneyland Paris.

Matt: I love the 'some.' 'Some' pictures. We haven't got that bit right yet. Can I have a map of Disneyland Paris?

Google voice: Here is Disneyland Paris.

Matt: So I've got maps of actually the venue, and also where it is in Paris, which is brilliant. When we get home I might be hungry, I might fancy something to eat. Show me Indian restaurants in St. Albans.

Google voice: There are several listings for Indian restaurants near St. Albans.

Matt: So I've got them on a graph, and I can see here that Andy Burkes [sounds like 32:10], who's a good friend of mine, has rated Chili Raj very good, so that's probably the one I'm going to go to. However, you know, I'm a bit concerned about my weight right now. How many calories in a papadum?

Google: 371 calories in 100 grams.

Matt: That's a lot of calories in a papadum. Although they are very light, I suppose. So let's go over something else. How many calories in an avocado?

Google voice: 160 calories in 100 grams.

Matt: Okay, that makes a bit more sense. Show me photos of avocado salads.

Google
voice: Here you go. Some pictures related to avocado salad.

Matt: Actually looks quite good, look at that! Tasty stuff. Love it, right, two more. This is one my kids love doing. Show me photos of the cutest dog in the world.

Google voice: Take a look at these pictures of the world's cutest dog.

Matt: Ahhh. Is he not the cutest dog in the world? That's Boo, for those of you who don't know. He does exist. He's got books, you can buy books, for Boo. How are you?

Google voice: Empathy is an admirable trait, but misdirected when applied to
machines.

[laughter]

Matt: Boom. Okay, right, can you indulge me for two more minutes, we have six hours, I've just got a short video that I took at the weekend, of my kids playing around with voice search. And the reason why I did it, is because I genuinely think this could be transformational about the way kids learn. So my youngest is only five, she can't read proper yet, the other two can read okay. But she can actually get information from Google without having to read, or understand words. And so let me just play this. Are you going to indulge me for the full two minutes?

Audience members: Yeah.

Matt: Awesome, thank you.

[Video starts]

Girl: What is the queen?

Google: Queen, the female ruler of an independent state, especially one who inherits ...

Matt: That was my oldest daughter blowing a raspberry.

Girl: How big is England?

Google: England has an area of 190,395 square kilometers.

Matt: Sal gave her a little tip.

Girl: What is calcium?

Google: Calcium. A chemical element and atomic number 20. A soft grey alkaline.

Girl 2: How far is Cornwall from here?

Google: The drive from your location to Cornwall, UK, is 264.6 miles.

Girl 2: That's a long way.

Matt: They're acting now.

Girl 2: What is 964 divided by 4?

Google: The answer is 241.

Matt: She can cheat at maths homework now.

Girl 2: When is Monsters, Inc. 2 released?

Google: Monsters University will be released in Switzerland, Russia and other regions on June 20th, 2013.

Girl 2: How many people are there in England?

Google: The population of United Kingdom was 62.74 million in 2011.

Girl 2: Wow, that's amazing how many people. What is water?

Google: Water, a colorless, transparent, glutinous [sounds like 35:57] tasteless liquid that forms the seas, lakes, rivers, and rain, and is the basis of the fluids of living organisms. Chemical formula H2O.

Girl 2: Wow, that's what water is, I mean, what is, the air. What is the time?

Google: The time is 5:55 p.m.

Girl: It even knows the time!

Girl 2: What are adults?

Google: Adult, a person who is fully grown and developed.

Girl 2: Wow, that's clever.

Girl That's so cool.

Matt: So, I can't really compete with them. I'll leave you there. Thank you very much.

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