The growing popularity of Alexa means we may scarcely have to talk to a human again. And, on command, she talks back: Alexa will tell you the solution to math problems or measurement conversions. Have a general knowledge query? Alexa will read you the first line of the relevant Wikipedia entry.
"Ask Alexa? No, Hear This Alexa" is from the January 16, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexa O’Brien and narrated by Kristi Burns.