May 26, 2018
Author of the Frank Adversego Thriller Series
Interview starts at 11:14 and ends at 35:51
“Alexa’s pretty primitive. I think it’s very concerning from a cybersecurity point of view, because people have already learned how to spoof Alexa. Just a few days ago they came up with the equivalent of a dog whistle-type command that you couldn't hear, but Alexa could. Someone could turn it on and off.”
“An Amazon Echo recorded a family’s conversation, then sent it to a random person in their contacts, report says” by Hamza Shaban at The Washington Post - May 24, 2018
“Don’t Freak Out About That Amazon Alexa Eavesdropping Situation” by Lily Hay Newman at Wired - May 24, 2018
“HBG, Amazon Partner on Narrative Content for Echo Device” by Calvin Reid at Publishers Weekly - May 22, 2018
“Are ebooks dying or thriving? The answer is yes” by Thu-Huong Ha at Quartz - May 13, 2018
Use Household Profiles to Share Your Fire Tablet - Amazon.com
Interview with Andrew Updegrove
The Frank Adversego Thrillers by Andrew Updegrove at Amazon.com
The Blockchain Affair (chapter by chapter, beginning with Prologue and Chapter 1)
Books on Artificial Intelligence recommended by Andy Updegrove:
Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies 1st Edition by Nick Bostrom
The Quest for Artificial Intelligence by Nils J. Nilsson
Podcast interviews with James and Deborah Fallows, authors of Our Towns: A 100,000 Mile Journey into the Heart of America: Max Linsky of the Longform Podcast, Ezra Klein of The Ezra Klein Show, John Dickerson of the CBS This Morning Podcast, Sam Wang of the WooCast Politics & Polls podcast, and Chuck Todd of Meet the Press podcast.
Next Week’s Guest
Nick Wingfield, former tech reporter at The New York Times, currently senior editor at The Information
Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named "Well, You Needn't." This version is "Ra-Monk" by Eval Manigat on the "Variations in Time: A Jazz Perspective" CD by Public Transit Recording" CD.
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