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  • If I would ask you, who is the person who knows everything about you and I mean absolutely everything.

  • Not only where are you now and what you are doing, but where were you 2 years ago precisely

  • at this time and what you were doing.

  • The answer is probably no-one because even you don't remember what you were doing,

  • for example, 21st of October of 2016 at around 3 pm.

  • Unfortunately, someone knows.

  • If you go to google maps timeline, you will find that out.

  • In fact, Google will tell you which pictures you took on that day and where exactly.

  • How did you move from one place to another, were you walking, took a bus or you were driving.

  • But that's not the only thing that Google knows.

  • If you go to my activity.

  • Google will tell you everything you did on any particular day.

  • Which websites you visited, which videos you have watched.

  • It even records your voice to recognize it better, It knows what news are you interested

  • in, which apps do you use, and much more.

  • Google doesn't really hide that, but it also isn't putting that forward for us to see it.

  • So I won't be surprised if most of you aren't aware of that.

  • Most of you know that Google knows what you buy online.

  • But the company took the extra mile to follow your offline purchases if you use google-pay.

  • Now the company can track your offline purchases and compare them to their online ads and figure

  • out if their add has affected your decision to buy a particular product, or which adds

  • to present to you based on your offline purchases.

  • The problem is that, even if you don't use google chrome, youtube or Gmail, you are still

  • under googles radar because you might be using an android.

  • And to improve users experience, Google needs to analyze your behavior, so even when you

  • are using third-party apps, you are still being followed.

  • You might not worried, because Google just tracks your actions.

  • It doesn't know, for example, what's on your mind or what exactly are you thinking about.

  • Unfortunately, it's working hard to get there and its almost there.

  • You probably have realized that voice assistants are getting better and better (if you are

  • an iPhone, you don't know what I am talking about, so just trust me on this one) and in

  • few years or so, we will probably rely on them more heavily.

  • Why would you pick up your phone and type when you can find that out by simply asking

  • Google while your phone is in your pocket.

  • If voice assistants would become so good, why would you need a smartphone in the first place?

  • Wouldn't it be smarter to have a screen in front of you all the time such as smart-glasses?

  • Especially with the rise of virtual and augmented reality.

  • It will be more comfortable to turn your thoughts and imaginations into reality through smart-glasses.

  • Of course, Google has already tried that out, and it didn't go well.

  • However the technology today is far more superior than it was 7 years ago.

  • I mean, Google's AI now can already make a call on behalf of you and act as a real secretary

  • In the next couple of years these 3 technologies will only get better and better which means,

  • there will be a stronger reason to come up with something like smart-glasses, especially

  • when smartphones are reaching their peak.

  • And that's how Google will get into your mind.

  • If now they can track what you search and watch online.

  • Soon, they will have access to your thoughts and imagination.

  • Waymo is a self-driving technology that Google has been developing for years already.

  • And once the world starts shifting to self-driving cars, the traditional auto manufacturers will

  • need advanced self-driving software and a voice assistant.

  • And Google is the perfect company to provide them with that exactly as it licenses Android

  • to all smartphone manufacturers.

  • There are multiple other technologies that Google has already developed or still working

  • on, to collect more data about you to predict your actions more accurately.

  • That's probably why Elon Musk is so worried about Google.

  • In order to understand why Google is behaving in such a way, we have to look at the situation from Google's perspective.

  • Google is a business whose purpose is to make money like any other business.

  • So, When the internet was invented, tech companies emerged, and for them to survive, they had

  • to come up with a way to make money, but we as consumers, weren't willing to pay for

  • their services, so they had to come up with another business model.

  • They would let us use their services for free in exchange for our data that they would later

  • use to create targeted ads.

  • In other words, you are not the customer even if you feel like you are, you are the product

  • that Google is selling to advertisers.

  • Just ask yourself, are you ready to pay to use Google, Gmail, youtube, google assistant,

  • google maps and everything else that Google provides for free.

  • If the answer is no, then we can't really blame Google for anything.

  • This video was meant to scare you but rather help you to understand how tech companies

  • work, what are they trying to do and where are we headed to.

  • Whether you think that's good or bad, I will leave that for you to decide, you can

  • let me know in the comments below.

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  • Thanks for watching and I will see you in the next one.

If I would ask you, who is the person who knows everything about you and I mean absolutely everything.

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