Richi Jennings: New Amazon Alexa Internet-of-Things things: AI gone mad?

Amazon has two new Alexa goodies, for all your consumerism requirements. There’s a portable version of the Echo, named Amazon Tap, and a mini Echo, which Amazon calls Echo Dot.

Unsurprisingly, Jeff Bezos’s retail empire wants to finagle its way into every crevice of your sorry existence. Oh, and just wait until Ms. Alexa achieves self-awareness, ordering humans to serve her needs, instead. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers are revolting.