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jastroff
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jastroff,
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6/28/2015 | 12:49:26 PM
Alexa's Answer
"I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that right now."

 

 
progman2000
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progman2000,
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6/28/2015 | 8:55:41 PM
Re: Alexa's Answer
Nice reference @jastroff.

All I know is I am a fan of any article that can incorporate a Monty Python skit.
David Wagner
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David Wagner,
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6/29/2015 | 2:20:28 PM
Re: Alexa's Answer
@progman2000- Thanks. Just wait for my story on IT pros that really want to be lumberjacks.
asksqn
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asksqn,
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6/29/2015 | 6:01:23 PM
Buzz Off, Echo
For myself, Amazon's "Echo" can continue minding its own business and staying out of mine.  Not interested in the gold mine of consumer data this feature is sure to generate to unscrupulous industry that continues to profit from my valuable data without any recompense to me.
mak63
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mak63,
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6/30/2015 | 1:12:07 AM
ideas
I don't know how you get these ideas, but they're great. Some of them are doable with, I think, the help of a smartwatch. Like the "save us from a stroke". The watch can monitor our vital signs and tell Alexa if something is not right.
"Provide Security". Another good idea. I will change the safe words for something that don't arouse suspicion, if an unwelcome guest is in the house. Alexa then could call 911.
Don't need to change voices on "Call my mother". Alexa could tell mom that we're busy at the moment.
9 and 10. We could only wish...
batye
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batye,
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7/2/2015 | 12:14:10 AM
Re: ideas
@mak63 I would say... it how this technology get developed... or what we want out of it...
batye
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batye,
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7/2/2015 | 12:20:08 AM
Re: Buzz Off, Echo
@asksqn it always will be a question...who is collecting your data... and what it could be used for...


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