Inside Amazon’s Plan for Alexa to Run Your Entire Life

The creator of the famous voice assistant dreams of a world where Alexa is everywhere, anticipating your every need

MIT Technology Review
Nov 5 · 8 min read
2 Alexas with speech bubbles. One: “There’s a Girl Scout selling cookies at your door. Would you like to buy some?”
2 Alexas with speech bubbles. One: “There’s a Girl Scout selling cookies at your door. Would you like to buy some?”
Illustration: Ms. Tech; source: Amazon

By Karen Hao

I started using Alexa before it was cool. I bought a first-generation Echo a few months after its launch because Amazon.com showed me a…

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