Alexa needs a robot body to escape the confines of today's AI


Publication Title
MIT Technology Review
Publication/Creation Date
March 26 2019
Creators/Contributors
Will Knight (creator)
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (contributor)
Rohit Prasad (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
Rohit Prasad, head of Alexa's artificial intelligence at Amazon, discussed the limits of AI assistants at the EmTech Digital conference. He argues that providing smart assistants with the ability to see and explore the world around it will enable it to properly understand how to respond to queries. 
HCI Platform
Robotical
Location on Body
Not On The Body
Keywords
Embodiment
Marketing Keywords
Amazon Alexa, Amazon
Source
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/613199/alexa-needs-a-robot-body-to-escape-the-confines-of-todays-ai/

Date archived
April 23 2019
Last edited
April 23 2019
How to cite this entry
Will Knight. (March 26 2019). "Alexa needs a robot body to escape the confines of today's AI". MIT Technology Review. MIT Technology Review. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/3764