"The crux of the plan is for the voice assistant to move from passive to proactive interactions. Rather than wait for and respond to requests, #Alexa will anticipate what the user might want. The idea is to turn Alexa into an omnipresent companion that actively shapes and orchestrates your life. This will require Alexa to get to know you better than ever before."
The ultimate goal of #SurveillanceCapitalism is manipulation of human behavior to profitable ends.
@njoseph This immediately strikes me as the kind of shit the Jinping regime would pull.
So seeing it from an abusive for-prof that literally just tried to *buy* our city council last month doesn't exactly fill me with confidence or comfort.
@njoseph "It’s not about creating a science-fiction experience that wows you. It’s about finding ways to get even more personalized data for Amazon by, literally, giving Alexa permission to start the conversation."
Very creepy indeed - I dread to think where his will go in a few years when it is backed by sci-fi AI that wows you 😫
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