Google experiments: 15 experiments to do with your mobile

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One of the funniest and most unknown sections of Google is Experiments with Google, consisting of thousands of experiments created by different developers in recent years. Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, Android, augmented reality… There are no tools these creators haven't used to bring life to fun experiments that you can try with your mobile.

Specifically, there are 1.546 experiments that can be found right now on the web. As it would take too long to try them, we have selected the most fun and useful to try them now with your Android mobile. Music, painting, travel and technological disconnection are some of the themes of these experiments. We have tested them and confirm that fun and learning are guaranteed.



Google experiments: 15 experiments to do with your mobile

A neural network that guesses what you draw

Run, draw! is a fun game in which you will have to draw the indicated word in less than 20 seconds. As you unleash your creativity on the screen, a neural network tries to guess what exactly the drawing is. With this experiment, in addition to having fun putting your drawing skills to the limit, you can test well how a neural network works. He doesn't always guess what you draw, but every time you play you help him learn and improve thanks to machine learning.

Envelope to reduce the time of use of the mobile phone

This is an interesting project developed by the Special Projects company that seeks to help you spend less time with your mobile. While Google promotes Digital Wellbeing by forcing it to be integrated by all Android devices, it is also involved in these types of experiments that have the same purpose.



The envelope is to use several wrappers for your mobile that make it a simpler device. For example, the former only allows you to make or receive calls, while the other also allows you to take pictures. At the moment, this experiment is only available for the Google Pixel 3a, although the list of devices that support it is expected to expand.

When the time comes, just print the PDFs with the designs of the different packs, follow the instructions and create the paper contraption. Choose which one is most suitable for each situation and use this experiment to disconnect from technology.

Machine learning to create your own dance choreography

Living Archive is the Google experiment for which he teamed up with choreographer Wayne McGregor. Using machine learning, the company converted all of the choreography in the dancer's archive into a catalog of dance moves that you can now use to create your own choreography.

Pick a selection of your favorite poses and put them together to bring that amazing dance piece you have in mind like this one. To speed up the process, face the camera and take the step in question. Artificial intelligence it will recognize it and look for it in the file of the dancer so that you can easily find it and link it to your choreography. If you like dance, this is an experiment you have to try yes or yes.

Photography and augmented reality to create fun collages

Weird Cuts is a tool that invites you to create funny collages and match them with the reality that surrounds you using your mobile phone camera. When taking photos, you can choose the areas you want to add to augmented reality and move them around the screen with your fingers. To test this experiment, you can download the Weird Cuts app on your Android mobile for free.



Immerse yourself in an artificial neural network with your camera

Want to know what exactly a neural network sees? Turn on the camera and see for yourself with What Neural Network See. Developed by Gene Kogan, this experiment is part of a project of interactive applications created by machine learning.

Become the conductor of your own orchestra

One of the funniest experiments on this list is Semi-Conductor, a kind of game where you can put yourself in the shoes of an orchestra conductor. Enter the web, turn on the camera and move your arms to control tempo, volume and instrumentation of the orchestra that appears on the screen.

Identify emojis in real life with your mobile camera

You don't know yet, but you are surrounded by emojis and you can check it out with Emoji Scavenger Hunt. This fun Google experiment involves finding the emojis around you that the game shows you before time runs out. To do this, you will need to put a fire with the camera of your mobile the real object represented by the emoji in question.

Disconnect from technology as a group

As mentioned above, Google takes digital well-being seriously and the We Flip experiment is proof of this. IS an app that you can download for free on your Android e which allows you to easily disconnect from technology when spending time with your friends. Install the app on your phones and turn on the switch to initiate disconnection. As soon as one of you uses the mobile again, the session will end and you will be able to see who has not respected the agreement.


Play the mythical Flappy Bird with Windows Windows

Who has never played the legendary Flappy Bird? Keeping the bird in the air is more complicated than it seems and this is how you can check it with Flappy Windows, the experiment developed by Google in which you will have to dodge windows you have open in your web browser.


Make music in real time with the movements of your body

Lovers of music production should try Scan Sequence, an interesting experiment that allows you to make music in real time with the movements of your body. Using the mobile phone camera, the program recognizes your movements and converts them into notes that you can alternate until you create your own musical composition.

Draw in the space around you thanks to augmented reality

Another Google experiment playing with augmented reality is Just a Line, an app with which create AR drawings and easily share them as a video. Download the application for free on your Android mobile and start playing it, alone or with friends. Fun is guaranteed.

Experience the music visually

We are used to listening to music regularly, hearing it through our auditory system, but what happens if we convert the sounds to images? This is Seeing Music, an experiment created by Google and Jay Alan Zimmerman that you must try with your mobile to experience music visually.

Go to Seeing Music, click Start Play and play the sounds you want to see how they transform into different shapes and patterns. You can use either your device's microphone or upload your own audio or video. After playing for a while, I recommend you try the different Seeing Music functions to see the visual form of sounds.

Learn morse code with the Gboard keyboard

If you use Gboard, the Google keyboard, on your mobile, you should try Morse Typing Trainer, the experiment that helps you to learn Morse code in a fun way using said keyboard. This is just one of the projects developed by Google related to morse code.

Travel without leaving home with the characteristic sounds of different areas of the planet

One of the Google experiments that most caught our attention is Imaginary Soundscape, a project that allows you to move to any area of ​​the world listening to its most characteristic sounds. You don't have to leave the house for immerse yourself in your favorite places thanks to Street View and these soundscapes created by artificial intelligence. Without a doubt, if you enjoy visiting other places, Imaginary Soundscape is an experiment you should try now.

Find out how to make Chinese shadows with the help of AI

The latest Google experiment we report is Shadow Art, with which you can learn the ancient art of Chinese shadows with the help of artificial intelligence. Stand in front of the camera and follow the instructions of the program to imitate the 12 zodiac symbols with your hands before time runs out. Without a doubt, Shadow Art is another good experiment to have fun while learning something new.

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