A record collection isn’t just a database of files, as Spotify would have you believe, but a physical embodiment of a journey: your journey, to be precise.
—Dave Lee, BBC News, in ‘I subscribe, therefore I am‘
I hate my mum’s phone and I wish she never had one. That is a invention that I don’t like.
Me too, kid. It’s a sad comment on our generation, and our mass addiction.
Talk to anyone who owns an Amazon Echo and they’ll soon tell you about how they find themselves having an odd fondness for Alexa - I can’t be the only one who often adds “please” and “thank you” to my commands.
BBC News, January 26, 2017 at 11:24AM
Glad to know I’m not the only one who says ‘please’ after every command to Google 🙂
But as long as Google forces you to bark “Okay Google”, Google Home will surely fail to become a personal assistant. It will be an assistant, sure, and a very good one at that. But it won’t be personal.
Despite being a regular voice-command user on my Nexus phone, I couldn’t agree with this more.
Concern is growing among some high-ranking officials that ministers don’t understand or won’t admit the scale of the task they’re facing.
UK’s new ambassador to EU named – BBC News, January 5, 2017 at 12:16AM
Bureaucrats aren’t the only ones concerned. So are the remain voters, the media, the financial markets, and I.