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‘Alexa, Call Mom!’ watches, listens, and exploits your grief for capitalistic gain

The author sits in the dark behind the Amazon Echo, which is surrounded by lit candles in a seance-style set up.
The author sits in the dark behind the Amazon Echo, which is surrounded by lit candles in a seance-style set up.
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General Intelligence

Plus, an A.I. learns to test video games, and other news from this week

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Even though he really wants one

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With its aggressive new strategy of putting Alexa everywhere, Amazon aims to build an operating system for the physical world

Amazon senior VP Dave Limp demonstrates a new Alexa feature. The text “Alexa, why did you do that?” is showcased behind him.
Amazon senior VP Dave Limp demonstrates a new Alexa feature. The text “Alexa, why did you do that?” is showcased behind him.
Dave Limp, a senior vice president at Amazon, demonstrates a new Alexa feature. Photo: Andrej Sokolow/picture alliance/Getty


In an interview with OneZero, Amazon’s chief Alexa scientist explains the voice assistant’s complicated new feature

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Alexa is coming for your eyes, ears, hands, and… dog?

Amazon vice president Dave Limp gave an early look at the Echo Frames at Amazon’s annual hardware event on September 25, 2019. Photo: Andrej Sokolow/picture alliance/Getty


Voice-forward phones could make the internet more accessible in the developing world

Scott Huffman, vice president of engineering for Assistant in Search presenting the KaiOS-powered WizPhone WP006 at Google for Indonesia on December 4. Source: KaiOS

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