TEC157: Alexa, Google Home, and Siri are all good at hearing their names called, but one listener wants to know how to stop them from listening to his toddler. Dom Bettinelli, Jack Baruzzini, and Thomas Sanjurjo give their advice and then also discuss weaponizing open source and drilling into the Earth for unlimited energy.
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Links for this episode:
- Asahi Linux Is The First Linux Distro To Support Apple Silicon | Tom’s Hardware
- Reddit – Dive into anything
- Google Home Parental Controls Complete Guide | Protect Young Eyes
- Restrict content on your Google Nest speakers and displays – Google Nest Help
- How to Make Alexa Learn Your Voice : HelloTech How
- How to Set Parental Controls on the Amazon Echo | Common Sense Media
- Amazon Echo Parental Controls Explained – Protect Young Eyes
- Homepod Parental Controls Guide – Bark
- Proposed law in Minnesota would ban algorithms to protect the children | Ars Technica
- On the weaponisation of open source | Tales about Software Engineering
- Tech Casualties of Russia’s War in Ukraine: Open Source and the Cloud? – Slashdot
- BIG sabotage: Famous npm package deletes files to protest Ukraine war
- Company Plans to Dig World’s Deepest Hole to Unleash Boundless Energy
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- Jack: Universal Control for iPadOS and MacOS
- Thomas: Gaming laptops even if you’re not a gamer
- Dom: Ember temperature control mug
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