Someone's gonna commit suicide over negative feedback ratings.
"Alexa, why am I so ugly?"
"Alexa, what is the best way to end my life quickly and painlessly?"
$20 on there being some kind of "is alexa racist" story in a month or so because image recognition technology cant deal with dark skin tones.
Also, welcome to dystopia! Like us on Facebook and let us track you on twitter!
Wait. no. this is people paying good money for a company to mainline ads directly into their homes while continuously spying on them.
Welcome to Idiocracy.
The other thing is: am I crazy or is asking a voice controlled AI to perform trivial tasks (a big selling point in every ad) actually more work than just tapping a button on your phone or flicking a light switch?
BUT WHAT IF THE SWITCH/YOUR PHONE IS ALL THE WAY ACROSS THE ROOM!?!?!?!
|The Mothership |
An app designed to take away the difficult choice of what clothes to wear each day, and a way to spy on you.
This is a corner office idea.
Easiest fashion AI ever:
"Alexa, what looks good on me?"
"Whatever you haven't bought yet, generating a shopping list now..."
If you haven't read "Codemus" by Tor ÅGe Bringsvaerd yet, you probably should.
It isn't on line, but the English translation is in The World Treasury of Science Fiction, and you can get that for less a couple dollars.
Oh yeah, I've got 2 hours every morning to pose in multiple outfits and get feedback from fashion experts. Well, I do now, since it can turn off the lights for me.
Whack off material for Bezos
|Maggot Brain |
Google dress me
Google feed me
Google change my dipper
I not usually one for technophobic conspiracy horseshit but even I'm starting to find this smarthome "always listening, always watching, always online" crap a little unnerving.
I own an echo dot that was given to me as a Christmas gift. It was a neat entertaining little novelty for about a week. Now it just sits and collects dust.
That reminds me, I was going to say something about that mole on your back. You need to get that looked at.
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