Rosalie Sings the Praises of Amazon's Alexa

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Explorer Rosalie reports on her user experience from Amazon's first Echo to newer Amazon products and Alexa skills, including "Let's Chat".

She explains that "Lets Chat" is an interactive app covering a variety of topics in a question and answer dialogue. Rosalie is especially thrilled as she describes 'old time radio' broadcasts that she remembers from her childhood and early youth. 

The group discusses other interactive, voice operated devices and raise a few questions that reflect hesitancy to have such a device present in the home.

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from the Saratoga Retirement Community circle discussion September 26th, 2017.

 

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artificial intelligence, Internet connections, voice interactive devices