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This week we’re talking about Alexa and kids. With so many Echo devices in homes, do we need to set up rules about how long kids can play with Alexa? How much is too much?
And if you do let your child talk to Alexa, which Alexa skills are best for kids? We’ve got some advice and recommendations!
Alexa, Are You Safe For My Kids? by Michaeleen Doucleff & Allison Aubrey – NPR
Mattel Pulls Aristotle Children’s Device After Privacy Concerns, by Rachel Rabkin Peachman – NY Times
How to Erase Everything You’ve Asked Amazon Echo, by John Patrick Pullen – Time
10 Best Alexa Skills for Kids, by Dan Moren – Tom’s Guide
Want Lane Assist and Other Fancy Tech in Your Old Car? There’s An App for That… by Andrea Smith – NBC News
Welcoming Our New Robot Overlords, by Sheelah Kolhatkar – The New Yorker
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