Bot! zine - Issue #60

Last week, I asked our readers for some feedback about the ethics of smart devices listening and resp
Bot! zine - Issue #60
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Last week, I asked our readers for some feedback about the ethics of smart devices listening and responding to children. We got a great piece of email from Paul, below!
Regarding kids and digital assistants like Echo/Google Home:
New technology requires discovering what the best practices should be. We don’t even know what the potential problems are yet, and it takes time to learn what challenges will lie ahead.
Then we can establish Best practices that should be in place to protect younger users.
Paul P Miller (aka Skillscat)
Thanks Paul! If anyone else has thoughts they want to share about this or any of our stories, reply back to this email and let me know!

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