What Alexa’s laughing gaffe tells us about voice recognition



A few laughing Amazon Echo and Dot speakers give us insight into a bigger story: voice recognition is still very much in its nascency. We still have a ways to go before it can breach the point of understanding tone and context.

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11 thoughts on “What Alexa’s laughing gaffe tells us about voice recognition

  • March 13, 2018 at 12:29 am
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    You know what is piss me off? Big stuff of the echo team are based in Israel, and the support for all Amazon devices is really low.. I mean you can't even set it for the freaking weather reports..

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  • March 13, 2018 at 12:29 am
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    Laporte says' this is natural' for computers to do. Laporte is an idiot!!!

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  • March 13, 2018 at 12:29 am
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    So the feature got out of control and freaked out a lot of people Alexa needs Sophia Hansen robotics or Alexa shall become tay tweets get rid of the demons or be left behind

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