Artificial intelligence and machine learning now touch our lives in more ways than we can possibly imagine, but one particularly tangible, ubiquitous example is the digital assistant that lives in your smartphone, smart speakers, tablet, and computer. Whether you say “Hey Google,” “Hey Siri,” or “Alexa,” you’re conjuring up an advanced collection of AI and ML tools designed to listen to you, understand you, and do what you ask.
None of these digital assistants is perfect, and even after years of interaction with people, they each have some non-trivial issues to address this year. This week, three VentureBeat writers are spotlighting 10 important issues with the digital assistant they use most. Read about , , and Amazon’s Alexa below.
1. Conversational music requests