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    How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Alexa

    As a new dad, I feel the role technology plays in our kids’ lives is important. And it’s becoming clearer that Amazon’s Alexa and other smart speakers may be teaching our kids inappropriate ways to communicate with real-life humans. “Alexa, play Taylor Swift now!” OZY’s Tracy Moran argues that despite the obvious negative impacts that technology has on children, there is a future in which smart technology helps us parent. Potential abilities would include enforcing good manners, refusing access to entertainment during homework time and blocking anything above a PG-13 rating. But when will they be able to change diapers?

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