I hosted a conversation about Mastodon, the fediverse, and ActivityPub with my colleagues @effye, @mheiber and @judeswae, who set up our corporate Mastodon instance 4 years ago. I learned a lot! thoughtworks.com/insights/podc

A fascinating new report claims that companies like Google and Amazon are losing tens of billions of dollars on their voice assistant devices, despite widespread adoption, because the plan to sell them under cost and then make up the difference in money made from interactions isn't working, because their customers refuse to use the devices for anything that makes these companies money. arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/1

#tech #industry #voice #assistant #alexa #siri #google #loss #bomb #failure

the hardest problem in computer science is identifying which Mastodon instance to join

toot.Thoughtworks

A Mastodon instance running on Thoughtworks infrastructure for its employees to interact with the Fediverse.