Amazon Echo owners are being creeped out after their devices started laughing without being prompted, after asking it to fulfill the simple tasks. One user was greeted with an 'evil laugh' after asking Alexa AI to turn the lights off, but not before she attempted to turn them back on. What does Amazon have to say: "We're aware of this and working to fix it." continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
"Many have related the laughter back to a moment in 2001: A Space Odyssey when HAL 9000 turns evil and says, 'I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that.' Maybe it's a sign that having smart devices in our homes is another step toward a creepy, dystopian future where robot overlords rule," according to The Verge.