Medium: Voice Technology is an Opportunity to Make Weird Stuff

Medium: Voice Technology is an Opportunity to Make Weird Stuff. “I’ve recently been working with friends at the Google Creative Lab on something I’ve been interested in awhile: how people and computers talk to each other. It’s a theme I’ve played with in previous projects I made, but we explored it in a new dimension: voice.”

MakeUseOf: How to Capture Ideas to Evernote in 5 Seconds Using Siri Voice Commands

MakeUseOf: How to Capture Ideas to Evernote in 5 Seconds Using Siri Voice Commands . “Evernote is always improving with smart features and smarter uses. Thanks to the latest iOS 11 update, it now also incorporates Siri to help you add notes to your notebooks quicker. You simply have to activate it with your voice and create a new note, add to an existing note, or even add a reminder.”

Digital Trends: Everything you need to know about Google Assistant

Digital Trends: Everything you need to know about Google Assistant. “Google Assistant is getting smarter than Google Now ever was. Not only does the service support more than one language, but it also will soon feature more robust third-party integration, meaning that it can help you control your entire digital life — not just your Google life.”

Digital Trends: Russian Search Engine Yandex Debuts Its Own Voice Assistant, Alice

Digital Trends: Russian Search Engine Yandex Debuts Its Own Voice Assistant, Alice. “The Russian search engine known as Yandex has officially launched Alice — its own voice assistant. Alice only speaks Russian, but is specifically built to interact with others, understand users’ requests, and provide answers to their questions.”

TechCrunch: Comparing Alexa, Google Assistant, Cortana and Siri smart speakers

TechCrunch: Comparing Alexa, Google Assistant, Cortana and Siri smart speakers. “The smart home assistant race has been building to a fever pitch over the course of the last couple of years. Things really came to head this past two weeks, when Amazon, Google and Sonos all held big events highlighting their latest smart speaker plays, making the already busy field a heck of a lot more crowded.”

Wired: This Cardboard Google Home Only Costs $35

Wired: This Cardboard Google Home Only Costs $35. “GOOGLE HOME IS one of the better smart home speakers you can buy. Along with Amazon’s Echo, Home will duke it out with Apple’s upcoming HomePod later this year. But, even at $130, Google Home is out of reach of many who might want to try it out. Now the electronics retailer Micro Center is selling Google’s officially sanctioned AIY Voice kit, a $35 kit that includes all the parts you need to build your own smart-talkin’ speaker on the cheap.”

Fast Company Design: A Simple Design Flaw Makes It Astoundingly Easy To Hack Siri And Alexa

Fast Company Design: A Simple Design Flaw Makes It Astoundingly Easy To Hack Siri And Alexa. “Chinese researchers have discovered a terrifying vulnerability in voice assistants from Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Samsung, and Huawei. It affects every iPhone and Macbook running Siri, any Galaxy phone, any PC running Windows 10, and even Amazon’s Alexa assistant.”