Why Alexa and Siri would make terrible companions


If Alexa understood your needs and anticipated your decisions, would you love it or would it annoy the crap out of you? Sophia Yeres of Huge, a Brooklyn-based digital marketing agency, presented a talk at SXSW called “The Risks of the Quantified Mind.” She spoke about the future of voice-driven interfaces, and the potential of voice-first devices, such as Google Home and Amazon Alexa, to evolve into emotionally-connected, self-prioritizing personal assistants. Since the word “Risks” is right in the title of the talk, it’s understandable it covered potentially negative outcomes of intelligent, voice-driven digital assistants that try to predict what…

This story continues at The Next Web

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s