Amazon’s Echo Could be Conditioning Kids to Be Rude

Two years after the birth of Echo, Amazon’s voice-controlled speaker and smart home device, owners—especially parents—are starting to see its negative side effects. Children have quickly adopted the “Alexa” command, querying the device about anything and everything. More troubling, the kids abandon manners when speaking to Alexa and demand it to fulfill their wishes, and parents are becoming worried their children are learning that it’s OK to be rude. Read more at Quartz.