Alexa Custom Assistant

Alexa Custom Assistant
Amazon just launched Alexa Custom Assistant: a service that lets automakers and device manufacturers build their own digital assistants using Amazon’s Alexa technology. Continue Reading →
What You Need To Know About AI
Google Translate is one of the world's largest AI models — it supports 109 languages and translates over 100 billion words per day — but anyone who has used Google Translate knows that as amazing as it is, it has a long way to go. Continue Reading →
Shelly Palmer
The governments of NY, NJ, Connecticut and Pennsylvania have combined resources to launch contact tracing (exposure notification) apps to help fight the spread of COVID-19. How do they work? Are they safe? Should you download them? Shelly Palmer talks with Kerry Drew and Bianca Peters about your digital privacy and the pandemic on Fox 5's Good Day New York. Original Airdate: October 6, 2020 Continue Reading →
TikTok
CNBC is reporting that a growing number of TikTok users are turning to the app for personal finance advice. As of mid-June, the #investing tag on TikTok had racked up 278.1 million views. Stating the obvious, experts caution that accounts offering guidance may be skipping important lessons and hawking get-rich quick schemes. We’ve been here before. Continue Reading →

Working Remotely

Earlier this week, Twitter held an all-hands meeting using Google Hangouts and Slack. According to my friends at Twitter, the experiment was a resounding success. This raises the question: what are your favorite tools for remote meetings, as well as remote work? Continue Reading →
Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer talks with Kerry Drew and Bianca Peters about Google's "Loretta" Super Bowl commercial and why he believes that Google should have put a disclaimer on the spot warning potential users about how it would use the data gathered. Original Airdate: February 4, 2020 on Fox 5's Good Day New York Continue Reading →