This video presentations that virtual house assistants which are turning into must-have options in our homes would possibly have an surprising position within the building of youngsters with language deficits.
Patrick Crispen, an assistant professor of medical clinical training at Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, has posted on Reddit a clip which purportedly depicts his 19-month-old son announcing his first and best word "Google" when their Google Home replicates animal sounds.
"Put simply, he doesn't speak. At all. Zero words," he says.
"We've had a Google Home since last holiday season, and my son absolutely adores its animal sounds. So, you can imagine our pleasure and surprise when my son started doing this this weekend. That's right: My son's first (and currently only) word is 'Google.'"
The video brought on a debate on Reddit, with other folks being cynical and announcing the video is a PR stunt.
Crispen answered announcing: "I don't blame you for being cynical. But, as the goofy guy chomping on breadsticks in the back of the video, I can assure you this video and its story are completely true and uncompensated. I just thought people would enjoy the story as much as my wife and I did."
Others referred to as the video dystopian however the boy's dad mentioned the circle of relatives is "thankful" for the sure steps he is taken.
Some different Redditors shared equivalent tales in their kids:
Mashable has reached out to Crispen for remark.