31.03.2011 in Home > Internet > Google > Gtalk by Namit Gupta

Google Talk Guru – Google’s New Query Answering IM Bot

Note: Google supposedly discontinued this service. As the official link to Google labs page for Google Talk Guru (http://guru.googlelabs.com/) is not working any more.

google chat guru

Google recently launched Google Talk Guru, an instant message chatbot that can deliver search results and answer your queries by IM (Instant Messaging) on Gtalk.

Some of the examples of queries you can get answered by Google Talk Guru:

Sport scores: score arsenal
Weather: weather Nairobi
Calculate: 123 * 45
Currency: 120 KES to USD
Definition: define laptop
Translation: translate earth to French
Web result: web Mount Kenya
Help: help translate

To Get Started Using Google Talk Guru

  1. Login to your Gtalk Client
  2. Send a chat invitation to guru@googlelabs.com
  3. Find guru in your contact list and send chat queries to guru using the examples above

It’s yet another way to access Google’s archives of information.

What do you think of Google’s new IM bot? Let us know in the comments.

  • Rohit Batra

    this is really an interesting Find Namit..

  • prakash singh

    ya it’s great thnks for shrng with me @batra

  • Hey Namit,
    I added the guru and had some fun. What amazes me is the speed of answers.
    Thanks for sharing
    Ashvini

    • Glad you liked it Ashvini :-) You are doing really well at your blog, read some of your articles and I must say they are simply great. Cheers!

  • That’s really useful man… Thanks for sharing with us

    • Hello Vishal, I am Glad you liked it. :-)

  • Usman@FirstHosting

    I think really interesting and amazing tool, I sent the request. I am going to try it shortly.