Do you have an Amazon Alexa in each room too? She’s always there when we need her because she’s always listening. Do you ever wonder if she’s listening a little too much? Smart devices can be very useful, but they can also be really creepy. Can you imagine being woken up by your Amazon Alexa device laughing? There have been hundreds of reports of Alexa devices laughing for no reason. Amazon claims the device is misinterpreting other phases with “Alexa, laugh!” Amazon changed the command to “Alexa, can you laugh?” to avoid triggering the device to laugh. Amazon hopes adding a few extra words will reduce the confusion for Alexa and eliminate the eerie issue. Some customers have complained that they were woken up in the middle of the night by Alexa’s laugh even though no one was talking.
We all enjoy being a little spooked during Halloween time, but I think the Amazon Alexa took it a little too far.
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