Google says that its app can better understand the meaning behind more complex queries, making it more able to deliver the answers you’re seeking.
In a post today by product manager Satyajeet Salgar, he writes that “The Google app is starting to truly understand the meaning of what you’re asking. We can now break down a query to understand the semantics of each piece…so we can get at the intent behind the entire question.”
For example, the app can now take queries with superlatives and ordered items such as this Google example: “Who are the tallest Mavericks players?”
It can now better handle questions with particular dates in them: “What songs did Taylor Swift record in 2014?”
And more “complex combinations”: “What was the U.S. population when Bernie Sanders was born?”
If you have the Google app, give it a go and see if you can stump it.