I've been watching the announcements coming out of CES, and I'm torn. I love the idea of smart homes, cars, and devices. The problem here is that Google and Amazon are dominating that market, and neither have any respect for personal privacy. I want projects like Mycroft to compete here, but they're not even a blip on the radar right now. Right now, it looks like winner of the battle between the two titans will control our information in the future. We don't get a say.

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@mike that's ok. They will be forced to make design choices early on. As they become ever less agile, holes in their products due to said design combined with massive tech debt will appear. By then, a more diversified wave of products will more easily thrive off these shortcomings, with the added benefit of a customer base ready for them

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