Today’s highly interesting read (01/08/19): Alexa causing chaos at my parents’ house

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I always make sure I catch Tom Purcell’s latest column. The guy writes well and is quite humorous. For example:

Is technology innovation doing us more harm than good? My family offers proof that it is.

My parents recently got Amazon’s supposedly “intelligent” personal assistant, Alexa.

Ask Alexa to play a song and she will (through her speaker).

Ask her to turn the lights on or off, and, if they’re plugged into a “smart” device, she’ll do that, too.

Ask her about the weather, news, traffic or sports and she’ll search the internet for answers.

But Alexa is causing turmoil at my parents’ house.

Read how here.

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