“Alexa, what do people think of Amazon doing a deal with the NHS?” 17 critical responses
If Alexa struggles to find "Can't Buy a Thrill" by Steely Dan in my music library, and often randomly gives me unwanted Cheltenham Town fixtures, I'm going to give a hard pass on it being my healthcare go-to. https://t.co/SxSed0E2H1
— Joe Ross Williams (@joerosswilliams) July 10, 2019
Alexa: how can I reopen my ward that was closed due to inadequate nursing staffing? https://t.co/8Nr8KLycMT
— (((Chaos with Jody Aberdein))) (@jodyaberdein) July 10, 2019
Wow. Amazon, who notoriously refuse to pay taxes in the UK, are being given taxpayers money for this. They're being paid to replace the service they've helped destroy. https://t.co/v5wyvV5nD6
— ChrisPianity (@ChrisPurchase) July 10, 2019
Looking forward to Amazon knowing about any medical issues I may have, can’t see them using that data for their own ends at all. https://t.co/mbwaIJ9op1
— sianushka (@sianushka) July 10, 2019
"Hey Alexa. Here are my symptoms. What's wrong with me?"
"I will come back to you in four to six weeks, at an inconvenient time and somewhere that charges a fortune to park" https://t.co/fk9VlaTcNG
— Enough Of That Now (@AndyGilder) July 10, 2019
"Alexa, I've just had my tonsils removed. Tell Amazon to stop sending me recommendations for other types of tonsil removal I might also like." https://t.co/duDd68XaTu
— Keith Foster (@keith_r_foster) July 10, 2019
Absolutely, giving Alexa your personal medical information in an age when insurance companies are salivating on the edges of the NHS is a great idea.
— Priyamvada Gopal (@PriyamvadaGopal) July 10, 2019
Me: Alexa, I'm having mild panic attacks and keep crying.
ALEXA:you're going to be deported because of your visa
Holy shit this thing is accurate af
— Jenzilla (@LetsPlayJen) July 10, 2019
Finally, parody account, @David_Davis_UK managed to find a good way of using Alexa for health support.
Alexa, please ring my GP 300 times at 9am, every day until you manage to get me an appointment. https://t.co/gfZSLmQ9lg
— Not David Davis (@David_Davis_UK) July 10, 2019
If this goes according to plan, the next step would be to put Siri in charge of the Justice Department. Probably.