13: Alexa

For Making Voice-Activated Computer Interface a Part of Everyday Life

In homes around the world, the voice-activated assistant Alexa has become ubiquitous, integrated into a million everyday moments. Amazon has sold over 100 million Alexa-enabled devices—and sparked a frenzy of efforts to develop skills for the voice assistant to perform. There are now some 70,000 skills available through the device, each one making the technology more valuable—and more mainstream.
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