Google’s Home appliance is sparking predictable privacy panics
. Given Google’s track record
, that might be a thing to at least ponder. But the trade-off between privacy and AI availability will become ever more pronounced.
And as, as the FT maintains, Security is the new bling in luxury phones
, privacy itself, as I’ve been saying for a while now, will become more of a luxury product as well. Given Google’s presumed strategic shift towards devices as platform touchpoints for AI, as covered in this excellent Ben Thompson piece
, we’re going to see more competition along those lines between those two dominant providers of Operating systems.