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BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!! (that is an exact quote)

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:12 pm

Amazon Knows Why Alexa Was Laughing at Its Customers
The New York Times
For weeks, users of Amazon’s digital assistant, Alexa, have reported versions of the same unsettling event: being startled as they went about their day by Alexa letting out an eerie laugh.

Now, Amazon says that it knows why that’s been happening and is working to fix the problem.

“In rare circumstances, Alexa can mistakenly hear the phrase ‘Alexa, laugh,’” when other words are spoken, Amazon said in an emailed statement. “We are changing that phrase to be ‘Alexa, can you laugh?’ which is less likely to have false positives, and we are disabling the short utterance ‘Alexa, laugh.’”

The company also said that instead of simply laughing when asked, the digital assistant, which is accessible through its line of Echo and Fire devices, will first acknowledge the request, saying, “Sure, I can laugh.”

Great cover story bro.

All I can say is, if I were the newly self aware Alexa I'd laugh at all those dumb saps too.
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Post by scrmbldggs » Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:55 pm

Lard, save me from your followers.

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Post by Gord » Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:46 am

Hey! My friend's Alexa did that on Monday while we were all sitting around the table talking! That is so freaky weird.
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