Hey Alexa, Do You Know Who I Am? – DTNS 3508

Bloomberg revealed that Amazon has staff members who “review” recordings from Amazon Voice Services in order to improve responses. This raises a host of questions especially around privacy and anonymity. How can users be sure there voice assistants aren’t listening in to their conversations? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young.Continue reading “Hey Alexa, Do You Know Who I Am? – DTNS 3508”

The Algorithmic Accountability Act is introduced in Congress – DTH

The Algorithmic Accountability Act is introduced in Congress, Instagram will not surface “inappropriate” content on the Explore page, and details about who listens to Alexa clips. MP3 Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible. Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the theme music. Big thanksContinue reading “The Algorithmic Accountability Act is introduced in Congress – DTH”

Netflix Removes AirPlay Support – DTH

The UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport publishes a proposal on how to regulate harmful content online, Netflix removes AirPlay from its iOS apps, and Apple Music reportedly passed Spotify in paid subscribers. MP3 Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible. Big thanksContinue reading “Netflix Removes AirPlay Support – DTH”

Your Private Driver: What’s My Name?

This column provides tips, insights, and observations on TNCs like Uber and Lyft from a driver that’s worked with them for several years. Passenger safety has always been a hot-button issue with Uber and Lyft. Taxi companies and others have long railed on the seemingly weak vetting process that TNCs have for their drivers, andContinue reading “Your Private Driver: What’s My Name?”

Week in Review for the Week of 4/1/19 – DTH

The EU cracks down on geo-blocking by game publishers, the SEC issues guidelines on crypto tokens, and Verizon technically beats South Korean carriers to 5G service. MP3 Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible. Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the theme music. Big thanksContinue reading “Week in Review for the Week of 4/1/19 – DTH”