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Google says AI


My notes from being on the ground at Google I/O, and Twitter has a new CEO.

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai.
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Happy Zelda release weekend to all those who celebrate.

First off, congrats to the person who managed to book Brian Chesky’s Airbnb room while it was briefly available. I’m sure he can’t wait to talk to you about org charts. And my condolences to whoever lost to Mark Zuckerberg on the jiu-jitsu mat.

I spent yesterday at Google’s I/O developer conference in Mountain View, where AI was of course the topic du jour. I have notes from being on the ground there. The other big news of the week is that Elon Musk has found his new CEO for Twitter. It’s probably not who you’d expect. But as I explain below, his likely pick makes sense.

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