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Whats Your home assistant called?
« on: December 06, 2018, 11:43:24 AM »
I was thinking that the other day... What should the home assistant be called? I dont have one yet (OK Google I guess on my phone)

We have the defaults:

 Siri,
Alexa
OK Google
and now
Alice.

Why not something like Uncle Sam?

I like Simone..... Rose, is good...

No, Happy... what could be better?

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Re: Whats Your home assistant called?
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2018, 11:49:59 AM »
I have Ruth Ann to assist me.
I DO NOT need some machine.
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Re: Whats Your home assistant called?
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2018, 11:56:39 AM »
... Make sure you live before you die.

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Re: Whats Your home assistant called?
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2018, 12:18:54 PM »
I was tempted to buy some Alexa-connected Billy Basses and change Alexa's name to Billy. I've been told that isn't going to happen.

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Re: Whats Your home assistant called?
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2018, 02:13:05 PM »
Mozilla's is called "Mycroft"

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Re: Whats Your home assistant called?
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2018, 05:07:57 PM »
I've been thinking about this as well. It came to the forefront when I extended the household jabbernet's reach by linking it to lighting control.  We use 'echo' as we have a granddaughter named Alexa.  I'd like to have some naming parameters that allows for more natural-feeling commands.  We're also having some issues with room names --too many types of 'den lights', for instance.

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Re: Whats Your home assistant called?
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2018, 06:32:07 PM »
Mine will be called Nurse Ratched

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Re: Whats Your home assistant called?
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2018, 06:37:30 PM »
" Nurse Ratched represents the oppressive mechanization, dehumanization, and emasculation of modern society"

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Re: Whats Your home assistant called?
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2018, 09:46:35 PM »
Sounds about right