The "voice computing" surveillance scheme appears to be gaining further forced promotion as Amazon partners with firms to build their "Alexa" spyware into new multi-family apartment buildings and hotels (archived). This emerging trend stands to still further raise the cost of privacy for captives of the United States well beyond what they already could not afford.
Meanwhile unrest inside of the Google bring further light to that USG intelligence gathering firm's fraudulent marketing of human labor as "artificial intelligence" (archived). The firm which once dominated search through algorithmic superiority increasingly depends on hand curation and a six figure number of heads indirectly employed as "mechanical turk"1 contractors to meet the needs of its customers.
Not to be confused with Amazon's Mechanical Turk(TM)(R) service ↩