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Ask Alexa To Help You Spell Difficult Words

Ask Alexa To Help You Spell Difficult Words

We all have that one word (or thousand) that no matter how hard we try we can’t remember how to spell correctly. If you have an Amazon Alexa device in your home then the virtual assistant can help you figure it out.

How To Protect Your Smart Speaker From A Laser Attack

How To Protect Your Smart Speaker From A Laser Attack

I love a good scientific mystery—stuff like quantum weirdness, dark matter and dark energy, strange gravitational behaviour, or even why smart speakers respond to light waves as if they were sound. That last one was the topic of a recently published paper from researchers at the University of Electro-Communications Tokyo…