In an amazing feat of not being able to see what's in front of them, on December 11, Bloomberg Businessweek published a well-informed dive into the privacy concerns surrounding Amazon's Alexa family of products.
And, to highlight the point of the article, someone from the company's art team created a cover that, say, implies that customers are doing more than just talk With the digital assistant.
We contact the manufacturers of the sex toy in question to get their opinion on the unholy creation of Bloomberg. And, well, what did you expect? It turns out they like it.
"We've seen the ad, we immediately saw the involuntary similarity, and we even think it's a bit fast," wrote Fleshlight marketing director Daniel Harvell. “‘ Alexa, play Super Freak '”, he added.
Bloomberg Businessweek , meanwhile, believes What are we The ones that have dirty minds.
Now excuse me while I never look at a smart speaker again in the same way.
UPDATE: December 11, 2019, 12:32 p.m. PST: This story has been updated to include comments from Fleshlight.