DTNS 2360 – Are we speaking to Echo, Alexa or Sybil?

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comLamarr Wilson joins us to talk about Amazon’s new invite-only cylindrical virtual assistant/bluetooth speakers called Echo but named Alexa. Seems simple enough.

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Show Notes

Today’s guest: Lamarr Wilson, YouTube sensation

Headlines:

Microsoft has truly become Satya Nadella’s. The Verge reports on the big news that Microsoft released a preview version of Office for Android and editing in that version as well as the iOS versions, is now free, no Office 365 subscription required. You will need a Microsoft account to login though. The free versions are only for individuals too, businesses will need to pay a subscription fee. Microsoft will also add premium features for consumer subscribers.

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