Voice activated apps


  1. Posts : 11,209
    Windows / Linux : Arch Linux
       #1

    Voice activated apps


    Hi folks

    I really hate the way these things are intruding into everybody's private spaces.

    I was recently in the UK travelling on "an exceedingly rare" vehicle -- an almost (but not quite) empty train carriage !!!!.

    There was some ghastly person screaming at the top of his voice a whole slew of commands - obviously from some of those diabolical Indian / sub Asian call centres which want voice responses rather than keyboard commands -- so apart from the fact he was giving out to all and sundry that he was doing a 15,000 GBP / EUR transaction (around 17,000 USD I think currently), he screamed out his credit card type / bank , name, card number, expiry date and the CVC number. I hope he gets totally scammed --serves him right.

    I really loathe those voice activated apps -- might be OK if in your own private space but out in public or even where you've got a few people all doing these things at the same time).

    C'mon Windows developers --we don't all want to have to yell and scream at machines these days --what's wrong with a bit of respect for others and privacy.

    Who needs to worry about computer security when all you need is a simple phone recorder to capture these types of details !!!!!!!!!

    My motto is DEATH to CORTANA, ALEXA, BIXBY and all the rest of those nightmares.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  2. Posts : 8
    Windows 10
       #2

    Agreed


    I agree with you about people having loud conversations with others on their phones while in a public space.
    Our trains are often noisy places with people having long conversations on their smart phones.
    Sometimes I am convinced that they forget that those in the carriage with them can hear what they are saying!
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  3. Posts : 13,959
    Windows 10 Pro X64 21H1 19043.1503
       #3

    If you want to have fun with or just annoy them, start responding when they talk
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