The Future of Internet Services

Emerging Tech

Kesha Williams

Hands-free and screen-free is the future of Internet services due to the Artificial Intelligence (AI) discipline of natural language processing, which parses grammar and syntax. Amazon Alexa is leading the charge to a hands-free and screen future and will soon be able to recognize your emotions. Amazon initially launched the Echo, with relatively low fanfare in 2014; however, fast forward to 2017, the device is a sure fire hit and has caused competitors to take notice. The device seems to realize the promise of voice as a more natural and frictionless way to interact with technology bringing the hands-free and screen-free future to present day. During this talk, learn how to interact with Amazon Alexa through the Echo device and how to teach this technology to become smarter and to naturally learn and grow.