• This is the first truly great Amazon Alexa and Google Home hack

    8 days ago - By Fast Company

    The two designers behind Project Alias compare it to a virus-or perhaps a parasitic fungus. In a good way.
    Fungi of the rain forest can be nasty parasites. Eager to reproduce, they'll infect a far larger, more powerful insect , taking control of its brain, and using its strength against it-animating the zombie insect to climb to the far reaches of the rain forest canopy. The insect dies, of course, but the spores are released in the perfect spot, giving the fungus its best chance of living on.
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