Is Alexa the healthiest NHS choice?

14 July 2019 - 00:01 By LIONEL LAURENT

The idea of turning to Amazon's gaffe-prone Alexa in a medical emergency has always seemed to be a bit of a sick joke.

YouTube is packed with examples of amusing ways in which the "black, always-on cylinder the size of a Pringles can" - that's CEO Jeff Bezos's own description of the smart speaker - fails the Turing Test...

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