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Amazon Sent 1,700 Alexa Recordings to the Wrong Person

Home assistants are continuously recording and constantly uploading details of your everyday life, and sometimes, these recordings can end up in the wrong hands.
Caroline Haskins
12.20.18
The Pantheon of Games

The Best Games of 2017: Day 2

Whether you were running from terrifying, nameless foes or facing them head on, the games of 2017 were all about war, lore, and... good music.
Patrick Klepek
Carli Velocci
Janine Hawkins
Dante Douglas
Jack de Quidt
12.26.17
Breaking and Entering

Amazon Wants the Keys to Your House

The company announced Amazon Key Wednesday, which lets its couriers enter your home.
Louise Matsakis
10.25.17
Podcasts

We Discuss ‘Echo,’ Golf Courses, and Trump’s NFL Tweets on Waypoint Radio

It was going to be a short episode, and then The Question Bucket happened.
Patrick Klepek
9.25.17
Show and Tell

Amazon Basically Made the Telescreen From '1984'

Alexa, show me the dystopia.
Carl Franzen
5.9.17
Dystopia Now

Amazon Wants to Put a Camera and Microphone in Your Bedroom

Echo Look will use machine learning to decide if you look fat in that shirt.
Jason Koebler
4.26.17
Design

Protect Your Privacy With "Hearmuffs” for Your Amazon Echo

This cute lifehack will protect you from anyone who wants to listen in through your Amazon Echo.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.16.17
Art

Evolutionary Art That Would Make Darwin Go Ape

The question of whether humans are evolving or devolving gets explored in the work of conceptual sculptor and painter Emma Elliott.
DJ Pangburn
11.3.16
tech

People Are Complaining That Amazon Echo Is Responding to Ads on TV

"Alexa, play my holiday playlist."
Matthew Braga
12.4.15
Motherboard Blog

Our First Communications Satellite Was a Giant Shiny Inflatable Death Star

Fifty one years ago this week, a microwave transmission from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California was received at Bell Laboratories in Homdel, New Jersey, after bouncing off a giant silver balloon floating in space. It was Echo calling...
ALEX PASTERNACK
8.17.12