Amazon today announced the List Skills API, an addition to the Alexa Skills Kit that will let developers integrate Alexa within their own list applications. The goal here is to make it as easy as possible for people to add items to their lists by asking Alexa to do it for them.
We've heard all the doomsday-like warnings about how the human race might one day be in a fight for its life against the Artificial Intelligence that it built. But forgetting the science fiction-esque possibility of an AI with its finger on the button, what about the threat that AI poses right now?
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Artificial Intelligence, Advertising, Hardware and Recognition. Highlights today include APIs from Deepomatic that can identify furniture and clothing in photographs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.