Mischievous parrot uses Amazon Alexa to order itself goodies


Rocco after since he was removed from the sanctuary, live in Blewbury, Oxfordshire with Marion Wischnewski, the sanctuary worker who adopted Rocco.

Rocco earlier lived in the National Animal Welfare Trust sanctuary in Berkshire, reports the BBC.

- A parrot has fallen in love with his owner's Amazon Alexa - but keeps using it to order shopping.

Wischnewski said she quickly discovered Rocco had also figured out he could use Alexa to order some of his favorite items, including watermelons, raisins, broccoli and ice cream.

White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demand
Postal Service (USPS) confirmed neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night nor a shutdown would deter the mail . The 16-day full government shutdown in October 2013 cost the economy $24 billion, according to Standard and Poor's.

Cohen says Trump directed hush-money payments, knew they were wrong
Cohen , who pleaded guilty to all the charges against him, told the court that he had felt it was his "duty to cover up". In his first public reaction since Cohen was sentenced, Trump said he was the victim of the attorney's malpractice.

Google exec explains why searching idiot brings up images of Donald Trump
Pichai said worries about harmful uses of AI are "very legitimate" but that the industry should be trusted to regulate its use. Besides the Chinese problem, Pichai was asked if Google had rigged its search algorithm to favor certain political parties.

"They chat away to each other all day", she said, "Often I come in and there's music playing". Even though she has to double check her shopping list, it seems Rocco has also built his own playlist. She said that she personally finds him very sweet. The grey parrot is so well versed with the virtual assistant that he uses it to make conversations, play music, tell him jokes and more.

Rocco, who was taught to curse by a previous owner, is evidently loving his new home, interacting with Alexa up to 40 times a day and mastering countless household sounds.

Rocco, an African Grey Parrot kicked out of a sanctuary in United Kingdom, was caught ordering food and housewares through Amazon Alexa while his owner was away.