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Something’s fishy about this Alexa: Big Mouth Billy Bass takes on voice of Amazon’s AI
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Something’s fishy about this Alexa: Big Mouth Billy Bass takes on voice of Amazon’s AI

“Alexa, inform me the place my hammer is.”

No, to not whack the man who made this factor, however to whack the factor itself. The factor being a Big Mouth Billy Bass, a wall-mounted novelty merchandise that has been hacked right into a flopping model of Alexa, Amazon’s voice-enabled digital assistant.

As famous by The Verge, Amazon requested for this once they opened up Alexa’s API to permit builders to combine her capabilities with any {hardware} system — telephones, TVs … singing fish.

Brian Kane, whose Fb web page says he lives in Cambridge, Mass., posted a video of the toy on his feed every week or so in the past. As an alternative of singing “Take Me to the River” or “Don’t Fear Be Blissful” — just like the one in my father in legislation’s Florida storage does — this Billy Bass tells Kane the present climate.

It’s past unsettling to listen to Alexa’s voice popping out of the plastic fish, because it strikes its fish mouth. However in case you’re already on Amazon in search of an Echo, you possibly can forged your line over here and reel in a bass for $27.96. After which drop all of them in here.

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