“OK Google,” What Are the Problems with Speech Recognition Technology?

Google Home units on display during CES 2018. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

Speech recognition technology and the voice user interfaces (VUIs) we use to engage with it have gotten so good that they now make errors only about 5.5 percent of the time. That’s about the…

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Benjamin Powers

Benjamin Powers

Benjamin’s writing has appeared in Rolling Stone, New Republic, and Pacific Standard, among others. You can find all of his work at benjaminopowers.com