voice assistants

Alexa’s Opinion of ‘All Lives Matter’ Is a Big Fail

Alexa’s Opinion of ‘All Lives Matter’ Is a Big Fail

While Google, Apple, and Amazon generally do their best to keep their voice assistants apolitical, all three have decided to program answers to the questions “Do Black lives matter?” and “Do all lives matter?” It’s a good thing that all three affirm that Black lives, do in fact, matter. But…

Siri Whistleblower Goes Public To Protest Lack Of Consequences For Apple

Siri Whistleblower Goes Public To Protest Lack Of Consequences For Apple

Last year, an anonymous contractor revealed that Apple had contractors listening to private conversations, unknowingly recorded by their devices, as part of a “grading” system to improve Siri. Now, the whistleblower has gone public in a letter sent to European data protection regulators, decrying the lack of action taken against…