Was I hallucinating? Totally OT, perhaps relevant

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Wed Nov 8 23:43:20 EST 2017

Jim Lambert wrote:

 > RichardG wrote:
 >> But there's no question that all voice-activated systems (Apple's
 >> Siri, Amazon's Alexa, Microsoft's Corana, Google's voice navigation)
 >> must listen at all times in order to be able to know when you call
 >> them by name.
 > True.
 >> It wouldn't be possible for them to do what they do without an
 >> always-on mic connected to the Internet.
 > Also true. But I suspect recognizing the wake up command can be done
 > entirely locally.

I once thought so, but then I reviewed the audio clips in my account and 
apparently not.  Or maybe they're just under contract with Five Eyes. :)

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
  Ambassador at FourthWorld.com                http://www.FourthWorld.com

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