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Sub-Vocalization Aware Smart Speakers: Little Brother Has Arrived

In - perhaps - the singularly snarky and yet fundamentally true privacy piece posted targeting privacy invading smart devices on El Reg in the past couple of weeks, comes reporter Alistair Dabbs' jaundiced (and highly entertaining) yet focused, tech-askew-world-view of so-called 'smart speakers', and other detritus emanating out of the 'robber-baron-age-of-tech'. Enjoy.

"Some 14 years after the publication of NASA-linked research on sub-vocal speech recognition, the genre is currently enjoying a bit of a revival. In the near future, you will acquire the valuable skill to accidentally tell Alexa to buy 400 rolls of toilet paper simply by clearing your throat." - via Alistair Dabbs' privacy piece posted at The Register

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