Alexa will one day be able to tell you what it thinks about movies and beer

Alexa’s favorite beer is Budweiser, and whether or not you agree with it, it’ll one day also have thoughts on TV shows, films, and other subjects. As reported by TechCrunch, Amazon’s voice assistant, which already offers information about what’s showing on TV, will also be able to personally recommend its favorite films, for example. “Having an opinion makes you more interesting, even as an assistant,” Amazon Fire TV VP Marc Whitten told TechCrunch. Whitten states that speaking to an assistant should be like having a conversation rather than just asking fact-based questions. “This is the 2018 version of the video buff at the video rental store,” he said.

While Alexa can respond to questions like “What should I watch?” based on your...

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via The Verge - Tech Posts ""


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