Kids can be really annoying, especially if you have two of them and they’re constantly fighting about one thing or another. It’s easy to get tired of solving their squabbles without sounding biased towards one of them.
Well, if you have an Amazon Echo or another Alexa-enabled device handy, this is yet another way it can help you out now; a new Alexa skill by the name of ‘Kids Court’ takes your kids complaints into consideration and comes up with with a completely unbiased solution.
To use the skill, simply utter ‘Alexa, open Kids Court’, and then hold your silence because the court is in session. The skill has some really great touches, with gavel sounds, and the skill asking the prosecutor and the defendant to make their statements. Even more awesome is the fact that the kids can ask what a defendant or a prosecutor is if they don’t know, basically reducing your interaction in the fight absolutely zero.
The skill listens to the statements and takes decisions based on certain keywords. Don’t worry though, none of the data is saved, and the skill completely complies with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. In fact, this is the very skill that won the grand prize at the Alexa Skills Challenge, so suffice it to say that you can rely on ‘Kids Court.’
The skill was developed by Adva Levin, who is of the opinion that through the use of this skill kids “learn to stand up for themselves in a calm manner, to articulate their problems coherently, and to take responsibility for their actions.”