No, this isn't Google Assistant's latest feature. It's a hack, and a cheap one at that. An off-the-shelf CO2-powered pellet gun, a Google Home smart speaker and a that sends electricity to a solenoid that actually pulls the trigger.
But put it all together, and you've got a conversation-starting piece of art. A glimpse into a future, maybe, where autonomous weapons could theoretically mow people down. Artist Alexander Reben told Engadget that he didn't need to use a Google Home -- it could have as easily been an or any other such device.
The video comes at a particularly interesting time for Google, though, which is reportedly, after thousands of employees signed a petition against the company's work on and .
Google didn't immediately reply to a request for comment.