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Amazon’s Jack Ryan VR Park Takes Over Comic-Con

Repelling from a helicopter and zip-lining in VR will have your heart pounding.

Amazon's Jack Ryan VR Park Takes Over Comic-Con - VRScout

Amazon’s Jack Ryan VR Park Takes Over Comic-Con – VRScouthttps://vrscout.com/news/amazon-jack-ryan-vr-park-comic-con/Share TweetRepelling from a helicopter and zip-lining in VR will have your heart pounding. What better way to tease the world-wide release of the new Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan series on Amazon Prime then to drop thousands of Comic-Con fans into the boots of Jack Ryan himself.

Alexa Gains Full Voice Control in Updated App for iPhone and iPad

Alexa Gains Full Voice Control in Updated App for iPhone and iPad

Alexa Gains Full Voice Control in Updated App for iPhone and iPadhttps://www.idropnews.com/apps/alexa-gains-full-voice-control-updated-app-iphone-ipad/75356/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=07022018&utm_term=NewsletterWith this week’s update to version 2.2.21, Amazon’s Alexa app for iOS brings much broader, Siri-like functionality to iPhone and iPad. Users are now able to use the Alexa app to carry out a wide range of activities, including the ability to control a number of powerful and innovative smart home devices, smart kitchen appliances, digital music playlists, check the weather and even ask general queries.

How to Argue with a Cat: A Human’s Guide to the Art of Persuasion

How to Argue with a Cat: A Human's Guide to the Art of Persuasion - Kindle edition by Jay Heinrichs, Natalie Palmer-Sutton. Reference Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.

How to Argue with a Cat: A Human’s Guide to the Art of Persuasion – Kindle edition by Jay Heinrichs, Natalie Palmer-Sutton. Reference Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07BVDDVZ2/ref=cm_sw_r_em_api_i_c_M59gBbZSMBKAFLearn how to persuade cats—the world’s most skeptical and cautious negotiators—with this primer on rhetoric and argument from the New York Times bestselling author of Thank You for Arguing!

Facebook is under fire and may face fines — again — for potentially mishandling users’ data

Facebook is under fire and may face fines — again — for potentially mishandling users’ data - The Washington Post

Facebook is under fire and may face fines — again — for potentially mishandling users’ data – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/06/04/facebook-is-under-fire-and-may-face-fines-once-again-for-potentially-mishandling-users-data/?utm_term=.a5c5bd18f223Facebook’s arrangements with Amazon, Apple, BlackBerry and Samsung that allowed their devices to access data from the social network’s users could further expose Facebook to steep fines and other penalties.

Here are the 20 most in-demand skills for freelance workers

Here are the 20 most in-demand skills for freelance workers - TechRepublic

Here are the 20 most in-demand skills for freelance workers – TechRepublichttps://www.techrepublic.com/article/here-are-the-20-most-in-demand-skills-for-freelance-workers/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27689259515740508250262421970472As more workers turn to the gig economy, it’s important to know what skills will help you land a job. Hint: Most of them are in tech. Blockchain, Tensorflow, and Amazon DynamoDB were the fastest-growing and most in-demand freelance skills in Q1 2018.

Fascism: A Warning by Madeleine Albright (Author)

A Fascist, observes Madeleine Albright, “is someone who claims to speak for a whole nation or group, is utterly unconcerned with the rights of others, and is willing to use violence and whatever other means are necessary to achieve the goals he or she might have.”

Fascism: A Warning: Madeleine Albright: 9780062802187: Amazon.com: Books

Fascism: A Warning: Madeleine Albright: 9780062802187: Amazon.com: Bookshttps://www.amazon.com/Fascism-Warning-Madeleine-Albright/dp/0062802186A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy shapes today’s world, written by one of America’s most admired public servants, the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of state

Bring the HAL 9000 home w/ this live-model replica with Amazon Alexa built-in

Bring the HAL 9000 home w/ this live-model replica with Amazon Alexa built-in | 9to5Toys

Bring the HAL 9000 home w/ this live-model replica with Amazon Alexa built-in | 9to5Toyshttps://9to5toys.com/2018/03/09/hal-9000-alexa/It seems that Alexa is making its way into just about everything. There are tons of smart speakers out with it, some car manufacturers are including it, and it even made its way into a few phones. Now, however, Alexa is making its way into a classic, the HAL 9000 computer.

18 silly (but fun) Amazon Echo commands

Alexa, more cowbell: 18 silly (but fun) Amazon Echo commands | ZDNet

Alexa, more cowbell: 18 silly (but fun) Amazon Echo commands | ZDNethttp://www.zdnet.com/article/alexa-more-cowbell-18-silly-but-fun-amazon-echo-commands/?promo=404&tag=nl.e404.em&ttag=e404&s_cid=e404&ftag=CAD-04-10aag0g&cval=cnet-nl-zd&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756Amazon’s amazing Alexa AI assistant keeps getting smarter and smarter. Here are 18 dumb ways you can waste all that wonderful computing power.