Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for May 22, 2022

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    eastern.woods.metal  3 months ago

    Am I ever glad I don’t have Siri or Alexa to keep me company

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    Cactus-Pete  3 months ago

    Some people will never understand how things work.

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    Last Rose Of Summer Premium Member 3 months ago

    My Alexa is Alex..I have a guy’s voice on it.

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    Bilan  3 months ago

    Last time we saw them, Alexa and Siri were planning on taking over the world. How did they get demoted to reminding people about estrogen?

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    Isenthor1978  3 months ago

    The voices have left your head and are now IRL.

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    Imagine  3 months ago

    Ever notice Alexa and Siri are never on the same device? Probably would lead to nasty fights if they were.

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    Bilan  3 months ago

    If Alexa is just sitting on a table, how does it know that it’s not giving a reminder to an empty room?

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    mwest  3 months ago

    I thought Alexa was a dumb idea, but I find the daily reminder to feed the dog at 5 is very helpful. Goodness knows, the dog appreciates it!

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    KenseidenXL Premium Member 3 months ago

    Boondocks had an episode about Siri going all Fatal Attraction on Robert Freeman….

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    dflak  3 months ago

    I have a concern for privacy. I am not inviting Big Brother into my house.

    My grandchildren will be visiting us soon. My son has “all the latest gadgets” in his house. There are about 56 different options on using his TV. You can use a remote, game controller, phone or voice activate it. He has cable and about 106 different streaming services.

    I am going to have to explain to my grandchildren that if they want to turn on the light, they will have to walk across the room and move the little lever mounted on the wall to the up position.

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    nosirrom  3 months ago

    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again.

    I’ll get one of those devices when I can change its name to “Pussycat”

    Then I can ask it “What’s new pussycat? Woah, Woah”

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    Znox11  3 months ago

    I tried to get Alexa to type my comment for me but she says, “Hmm, I’m not sure.” She’s not quite as helpful as the ship’s computer on Enterprise, but still…I like having her around.

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    RitaGB  3 months ago

    I use Alexa to play music on the deck. Otherwise, it’s not plugged in.

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    boydjb47  3 months ago

    Interesting that there are no comments on menopause or estrogen, yet.

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    Redd Panda  3 months ago

    I knew I was right! The internet is a series of tubes.

    And now Captain Flashback has this for you; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diEaSlbTixI

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    david_42  3 months ago

    Unlike “assistants”, dogs MAKE you get outside and walk. They are also more fun than any canned voice could be.

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    Twelve Badgers in a Suit Premium Member 3 months ago

    It took me about five minutes to figure out what’s wrong with this. I was expecting something really bad, like, “Time to feed the ‘guests’ in the basement.”

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    oakie817  3 months ago

    Siri you jest

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    GreenT267  3 months ago

    They used to say that humans only used about 10% of their brains. I’m not sure we use nearly that much anymore. We used to remember loads of stuff — phone numbers and street addresses — and we knew how to read maps to keep us going. We remembered to ‘do our chores’ on our own (we knew the consequences). We didn’t need an aethereal voice providing reminders. When I was nursing my mother through an illness, the doctor told me not to ‘be the nurse.’ Not to give her her meds or even remind her to take them because that would make her dependent on me and she wouldn’t regain her independence. My husband’s doctor told me the same thing when he went on insulin. It took a while. I did occasionally have to ask if he’d taken all his meds yet, but he now takes his insulin regularly, on time, without grumbling. And I can do my own thing without worrying about him. If we don’t use our brains to remember the ‘little’ everyday things we need to do, then what are we using our brains for?

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    Mario500  3 months ago

    “OH, SHUT UP, SIRI…NOW HELP ME FIND A WAY TO EDIT THIS FUNCTION”

    (imagines a different version of this dialogue in this cartoon)

    THAT WAS NOT FUNNY, SIRI…I JUST NEED HELP EDITING THIS FUNCTION.

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    kartis  3 months ago

    Smart to always say thank you. They will be kinder after the robots take over.

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    akachman Premium Member 3 months ago

    Horsefeathers: it’s the guys trying to get their hands on testosterone (a controlled substance since so many doctor-shop for extra). Women stay away from HRT to avoid, oh, let’s see, stroke, blood clots, and heart attacks. No fountain of youth, folks.

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    Diamond Lil  3 months ago

    Alexa and Siri give me the creeps…

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    mama2emma  3 months ago

    Wiley, have you been listening in on my Alexa?

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    Durak Premium Member 3 months ago

    We’ve got Alexa and it’s become a part of our household routine. I use the timer function instead of an alarm clock. I tell Alexa to set timer for 8 hours when I go to bed.

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    doodha  3 months ago

    Thanks for the reminder to remind Google to remind me.

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    donut reply  3 months ago

    I use the the Google one to tell me time in the bedroom. That way I don’t need a clock with glowing red letters into the room.

    Outside that and reminders to do tasks at certain times, they are of little use.

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    Gordo4ever  3 months ago

    Kids bought me one of those things a few years ago… they keep asking when I am going to set it up – me: “When I find where I hid it.” PS: I am not looking for it…. : )

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    [Unnamed Reader - bf182b]  3 months ago

    Color swap there at the end.

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    locake  3 months ago

    My Alexa is useless. She won’t cook or clean. Sometimes I ask her to make dinner and she will give the history of Dinner. What a waste!

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    Olddog04  3 months ago

    I don’t see the practical use for any of these devices.

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    dcy665  3 months ago

    Same scenario for Testosterone patches, btw.

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    MFRXIM Premium Member 3 months ago

    I switched from android to iPhone; said ’hey google’ to my phone. Siri said ‘That’s awkward”.’.

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    fairportfan  3 months ago

    I like Siri’s reaction in the next-to-last panel…

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