#FOA, FEAR OF ALEXA · BV European Marketing Podcast S03 E01

S03 E01
In Episode 01 of our third season, Leslie makes a startling confession


The Barcelona Virtual Voice Team* engages
in a lively conversation about Voice Privacy 
and the ethics necessary to protect our unique
Voice Biometrics. Beware of Voice Prints!

It all begins when Leslie surprises us
with a shocking revelation. Paul's diagnosis?

She is clearly suffering from an
 advanced case of FOA:
Fear of Alexa!

Listen right here, and scroll down
to consult additional resources 
in this episode's Programme Notes.


Voice Tech
is the most elaborate
surveillance technology
ever invented.

Rob Braxman 


Programme Notes and Links
BV Podcast S03 E01 | January 2021

FOA |  FEAR OF ALEXA

Go to the Alexa Privacy Hub

Click on the photo above to go to the Alexa Privacy Hub

 

Alexa - How to Delete Your Voice Recordings

 

Alexa - How to Manage Your Data

 

Alexa - Amazon Legal & Compliance Links

 

Alexa - How to Manage Skills Permissions

 

These options are available on the Alexa mobile app



AI, VOICE AND ETHICS

2018: Google's CEO shows a Voicebot calling a real-life hair salon to make an appointment

David a child robot is abandoned by his human mother in Speilberg's 2001 classic, "A.I."



PRACTICAL TOOLS

  1. SECURE SEARCH
    Duck, Duck Go: Google's New Rival

  2. SECURE BROWSER
    Forget Chrome and Safari: Get Brave!

  3. SECURE MESSENGING
    Signal: The best of WhatsApp, no privacy worries



VOICE BIOMETRICS


NEWS FLASH! 12/04/21 Microsoft podría adquirir Nuance Communications por $16.000 M · [English]



 

Rob Braxman: How Speech AI handles voice recognition and why this poses an extreme risk

 

BONUS CONTENT

In the Netflix documentary, Internet pioneers and founders
admit that they've lost control of A.I., Artificial Intelligence

 


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We hope you enjoy the monthy broadcasts, hosted by Paul Fleming, together with Anna Hernández.
We look forward to your feedback, at podcast@bvirtual.com!


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The Production Team of our European Marketing Alexa Flash Briefing: Peter, Anna and Paul
 

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Full Disclosure and Transparency:
* The four members of our Voice Services team Carrie, George, Leslie and Henry are AI-generated, natural language voices. Their personalities have continued to develop (and even flower) since they joined the BV Team in the Spring of 2020. Each one was born in Vanouver, BC, Canada at NaturalSoft, Limited.

This post originally published on 29 January 2021.
Flash Briefing release: 28 January 2021 on Alexa devices, here on this blog & popular podcast platforms.

Updates:

  • 04 February 2021
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