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Barbie doll will be internet connected to chat to kids


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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-31502898

 

 

It will also listen to the child's conversation and adapt to it over time - so, for instance, if a child mentions that they like to dance, the doll may refer to this in a future chat.

 

I can see Mummy and Daddy chatting in the background about their new bank card number, Barbie hears and her fixed plastic smile increases slightly as she calls out to her boyfriend Ken over the wifi to book that holiday they've been promising each other.

 

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Simple solution. 

Just prop your iphone up next to hackable Barbie. 

She and Siri will be so busy talking to each other they'll be oblivious to Mummy & Daddy.  :P

Edit:  nothing mysogynistic here, they are just machines that automatically respond to each other's voices.

>>whew<<  Hope I got that edit in time. 

 

'nuther edit:  from Newsweek: 

"...Barbie builds a customized cloud-based database of her owner’s likes and dislikes, which she’s then able to incorporate into conversation." 

Not from my wifi, she doesn't.  :angry:

http://www.newsweek.com/meet-hello-barbie-wi-fi-doll-talks-children-307482

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:o

Well, there was an article about some pervert who had hacked a baby monitor or some such device, and the parents heard his voice coming from the child's room.

Don't remember the details, but do remember that it was a pretty scary development. 

This whole connecting thing is getting out of hand.  imho. 

The CCleaner SLIM version is always released a bit after any new version; when it is it will be HERE :-)

Pssssst: ... It isn't really a cloud. Its a bunch of big, giant servers.

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