Are robots coming for your job? What jobs will AI take last. Shelly Palmer talks about the future of work on Fox 5 NY with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: March 7, 2017
Natural Language Understanding & Automatic Speech Recognition
What white-collar jobs will machine learning take first? The answers may surprise you. Shelly Palmer talks with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis on Fox 5. Original Airdate: February 28, 2017
Is Alexa always listening? Shelly Palmer explains how Amazon's Echo and Alexa Voice Service work on Fox 5 with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: January 17, 2017
If you let your imagination run wild in the world of automatic speech recognition (ASR) and natural language understanding (NLU), and you throw in a little fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD), you can come up with several illegal uses for systems such as Alexa Voice Service, Google Home, Siri, and Cortana that will give you pause. Just for fun, let’s play pretend in our world of infinite possibilities.
The superstar of CES® 2017 was not a car, or a robot, or even a TV; it was Alexa Voice Service (AVS), the software that allows you to control compatible devices with your voice. Various reports estimated there were 700–1,100 Alexa-controllable products at the show. I can't verify the number, but "and it works with Alexa" was the running gag at CES. The familiar Amazon/Alexa logo seemed to be everywhere.