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Amazon Echo update adds “Computer” wake word to complete the Star Trek fantasy (aftvnews.com)
22 points by quickquicker on Jan 23, 2017 | hide | past | favorite | 12 comments

How soon until I can ask the Replicator for "tea, Earl Grey, hot"?

Try it. Alexa responds with one of a few utterances like "The replicators on this vessel are not yet operational."

Is there a red alert klaxon? That would rock.

That's awesome.

Noooo, I wanted Jarvis so badly :( I need to push more on my feature request.

We need just need the 60s futurist flashing coloured lights and we can all pretend to be Spock on the bridge of the Enterprise. (Could probably be done with a pi)

Just don't watch ST with Echo on

Any way to do this on Android that doesn't involve sketchy root hacks or 3rd party apps?

This seems like a good way to make it even easier to accidentally trigger Alexa.

The choice of wakeword is a setting. You don't have to let it respond to "Computer". (Likewise, if your daughter is named Alexa...)

eventually they'll let you specify your own trigger word. a lot f funny stories coming up when alexa gets triggered during random conversations.

I was hoping for Dolores or Maeve.

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