Nandini Stocker

Now part of Google's Conversation Design standards team, Nandini has created voice experiences for Google's 50+ business units, in 60+ languages and 120+ countries. She is passionate about helping people find help and making voice interfaces more accessible. Nandini also believes the secret to realizing our potential for speech technology in human-to-computer interactions is by honoring the core, evolved rules of human-to-human communication.

Bridging the Gap to the SciFi Promise
From Star Trek's Computer to Jarvis and Samantha, Sci-Fi has promised us a world integrated with seamless voice interactions - where speech technology is synonymous with artificial intelligence. Yet, our current reality has a lot of catching up to do. Does anyone doubt that we'll get there eventually? What's slowing us down? This multi-media presentation will explore these gaps and identify what’s getting in the way of realizing such a fantastical future.