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In this episode, I will attempt to LIVE code an Alexa Skill during this broadcast. The topic is “silly questions”
Please add your “silly question” in the chat field. Please keep it clean (G rated) and positive. If I like your question, I’ll add it to the Alexa Skill.

Here are some silly questions to get us started from : https://icebreakerideas.com/stupid-questions-to-ask/
https://improb.com/funny-questions-list-random-questions-to-ask/
If life were a video game, what would some of the cheat codes be?
If you were to appoint a president of the internet, who would it be and why?
If animals could talk, which species would be the practical jokester?
What are three items you could buy together at the grocery store to make the cashier laugh?
In one sentence, how would you sum up the internet?
What’s the best Wi-Fi name you’ve seen?
If you would create a holiday, what would it be called and how would we celebrate it? When would this holiday be?

Updates from last week:

Volunteer Your Raspberry Pi for IBM World Community Grid – https://youtu.be/0QcM8llupWk
Raspberry Pi Cluster – https://amzn.to/3f9Ti64

Raspberry Pi Project

Scrabble Cheater – https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/be-a-better-scrabble-player-with-a-raspberry-pi-high-quality-camera/

https://youtu.be/gcsv1fnDZzU

Element14 Badass Contest
Christina HadleyDike Roosevelt from Lone Jack, Missouri
Costume Technologist
Project: Cycling Shrug
https://www.element14.com/community/docs/DOC-95091/l/christina-hadleydike-roosevelt-badass-women-makers-doc?ICID=bAfilmfest-winner-widget

How would you make wearable technology?
EL Wire – https://amzn.to/2CjaIOQ

Alexa – Free Code Academy classes (2)
Basics – https://www.codecademy.com/learn/learn-alexa
Learn Conversational Design
https://www.codecademy.com/learn/alexa-conversational-design

Live Code
Developer.amazon.com

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