CNET también está disponible en español.  Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives.

So authentic. So promising.

So scary. Tech companies think they’re so clever.

They build these artificial intelligence assistants and (try to) make them sound friendly, so that we don’t suspect a thing. When these machines are really descendants of HAL 9000.  You know, the slightly less friendly intelligent assistant from “2001: A Space Odyssey.”

Now, a company called Master Replicas Group has re-created HAL, but added Alexa functionality.  A short demonstration has already made its way to YouTube. And it’s perfectly chilling. Read more from cnet.com…

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