This is extremely creepy. Insisting on privacy is an aspect of what Wesley J. Smith calls human exceptionalism.
A Japanese company, Gatebox, evidently felt that Alexa from Amazon isn’t disturbing enough as something to have around your house.
As Darwin himself said, in a scientific context, “A fair result can be obtained only by fully stating and balancing the facts and arguments on both sides of each question.”
A philosophy PhD, Larry Sanger worked with Jimmy Wales to found Wikipedia in 2001.
“It simply cannot be defended as neutral,” says Larry Sanger, who launched the online encyclopedia with Jimmy Wales in 2001.