What do we think of Alexa and similar products

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Explorers show interest in the Amazon Echo ("Alexa") and similar voice-based interactive technology which can serve the user, and is actually a type of robot. The group imagines what such a device could do that would be useful, coming up with several interesting examples. Other members take a contrary stance, and give their reasons why.

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from the Sequoias, San Francisco circle discussion January 10th, 2017.


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Key words: 
artificial intelligence, voice interactive devices, robots