2018: Amazon Alexa Says Chemtrails are a Real Government Conspiracy

In the latest case of weird Amazon Alexa stories, it’s been reported that friendly robot holds some views that aren’t, shall we say, accepted by the mainstream. Previously, the Amazon Echo Dot Alexa made headlines when it was creepily laughing at some of its owners. Now it seems like Alexa may be the world’s first AI conspiracy theorist.  When asked “Alexa, what are chemtrails?” Amazon’s “intelligent personal assistant” responded by informing the unwitting user that chemtrails are nefarious chemical or biological agents sprayed into the atmosphere by the government. It seems somehow doubtful that Amazon programmed that little tidbit of information into their flagship smart-home intelligence. Alexa thinks the government did this. According to Mashable, Alexa was straightforward in its assertion that chemtrails are both real, and the product of secret government programs. The full Alexa definition when asked, “Alexa, what are chemtrails?”: Chemtrails: Trails left by aircraft are […] Read More