Are Smart Devices Listening to Us? With Prof. Josh Braun

Voice-activated smart devices once seemed like science fiction. But now, you can play a song or search the internet by merely calling out a command, thanks to devices like Google Home, Amazon’s Alexa, and even our phones. But are these smart devices listening to us when they are not asked to? According to UMass Amherst Journalism Associate Professor Joshua Braun, the answer is not as simple as “yes” or “no.”