It’s time to show more respect to virtual assistants such as Alexa. And yes, I’m totally Siri-ous

Digital assistants may not be your friends but they can be awfully helpful if you let them get to know you

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
6th October, 2019

It’s dark, you know it’s not time to get up, but if you turn a light on to check what time it is, that’s it – you’re awake. “Alexa. Time,” you gruffly bark. It answers, you turn over, and sleep till it’s time to arise.

Digital assistants may not be your friends but they can be awfully helpful if you let them get...

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