Intro

HomePod descends to Earth, Finely Appointed Living Rooms

The HomePod is out, and the reviews are mixed - generally the speaker quality is raved about (though many note it lags behind the Google Home Max or Sonos offerings), and Siri generally gets panned. But if you are in the Apple ecosystem, none of this probably matters, right? :-)

Voice Dev Rocks

Spotlight

Podcasts and Videos

Contests and Events

Meetups and Events
Boston Alexa Developers - Feb 15
Voice First and Social Isolation DC Metro - Feb 15
Alexa Dev Days New York City - Feb 20
St. Louis Alexa Meetup - Feb 21
Conversational Voice User Interface Design with Alexa NYC - Feb 22

The Alexa and Arduino Smart Home Challenge from Hackster.io - Now until Feb 24

Conferences
Bottish Digital Conference (free!) - Feb 22
Superbot - April 3
Voice and Beyond Conference - Spring 2018

Outro


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