Amazon has people transcribing your conversations with Alexa


If you own an Amazon Echo smart speaker, do you ever get the feeling that someone at Amazon is listening in while you’re speaking with virtual assistant Alexa? According to a Bloomberg report, there are times when someone at Amazon is indeed listening to recordings of your chats with Alexa. The company has on its payroll a number of employees who are being paid to not only listen to recordings of your interactions with Alexa but also to write it down.
There are thousands of employees worldwide given the task of transcribing these recordings, adding comments, and loading …

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