Amazon Echo – The Future is Now!

I’m sure by now, most people have heard about voice-interactive smart-home devices, such as Amazon’s [Echo][], or Google’s “[Google Home][]”, where one can interract with the device using nothing but your voice, for the most part anyway.

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I’m sure by now, most people have heard about voice-interactive smart-home devices, such as Amazon’s Echo, or Google’s “Google Home“, where one can interract with the device using nothing but your voice, for the most part anyway.

Here’s a sampling of various requests and commands directed towards the Echo in our house. Yes, it even responds to kid requests. Purchase PIN strongly recommended.

“Alexa, what’s today’s forecast?”
“Alexa, add milk to the shopping list”
“Alexa, tell me a knock-knock joke!”
“Alexa, play Frozen/Trolls songs”

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