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REVIEW: Ancient Roman version of Amazon’s “Alexa”

In Classics I worked on reconstructed Classical pronunciation of Latin. In my English minor I did the same for Early Modern English (e.g., Shakespeare). That’s probably why today I received this. It seems to be a kind review of the … Continue reading

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Alexa gizmo laughs randomly. Creepy.

Do you have one of those Alexa gizmos? Brrrrrrr! No thanks.   At Engadget I read: Alexa is randomly laughing, and it’s creepy as hell (updated) Mercifully, Amazon is fixing it. If you have an Alexa-powered device, you’d be forgiven … Continue reading

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