[BCAB] Really useful skills on the Amazon Echo

Clive Lever clive.lever1955 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 23:01:05 GMT 2018


Hi Claire,

Would you be able to do that and get the audio demo to me via Drop Box, Sendspace or any other file transfer service of your choice?

Best,
Clive


Best,
Clive


-----Original Message-----
From: David Reynolds [mailto:david at dkreynolds.plus.com] 
Sent: Friday, March 9, 2018 10:51 PM
To: BCAB Discussion List
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Really useful skills on the Amazon Echo

Claire,


Go for it!


David.


On 09-Mar-18 5:38 PM, Claire Potter wrote:
> Haha, it's really good, and afterwards I always feel like I've done a workout, so it's one to think about for sure, it's quite hard to describe it unless I do an audio demo of it!
>
> Thanks, Claire Sent from my Braillenote touch Android tablet On 9 Mar 
> 2018 14:15, Jackie Brown <jackieannbrown62 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks Claire, nor did I.  Time for some real torture I think!
>>
>> Kind regards,
>>
>> Jackie Brown
>> Email: Jackieannbrown62 at gmail.com
>> Check out my website: www.thebrownsplace.info Follow me on Twitter: 
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>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Steve Nutt [mailto:steve at comproom.co.uk]
>> Sent: 09 March 2018 14:12
>> To: 'BCAB Discussion List' <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>; 'Clive Lever'
>> <clive.lever1955 at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Really useful skills on the Amazon Echo
>>
>> Wow Claire, thanks.  I didn't know about that one.  I'll investigate.
>>
>> All the best
>>
>> Steve
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Claire Potter <claire.potter99 at gmail.com>
>> Sent: 09 March 2018 14:10
>> To: Clive Lever <clive.lever1955 at gmail.com>
>> Cc: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Really useful skills on the Amazon Echo
>>
>> Hi Clive, I find myself using a skill called My workouts quite a lot, 
>> purely because it is fully audio based and it means that I can have 
>> custom made workouts in the comfort of my home and still keep fit, it 
>> asks for some details about your fitness level, then based on the 
>> details you give it creates a 20 minute workout, then at the end of 
>> each workouts she asks whether you found the workout too hard, too 
>> easy, or just right. If you need a description of an exercise you say 
>> help and she gives a very detailed description of how you do the 
>> exercise.   Would you be interested in that at all?
>>
>> Thanks, Claire Sent from my Braillenote touch Android tablet On 9 Mar 
>> 2018 13:33, Clive Lever <clive.lever1955 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> There have been some comments to the effect that the skills 
>>> highlighted in the weekly 'what's new in Alexa" emails are mainly 
>>> too trivial. It's a shame thatthey don't include more Skills which 
>>> are of particular value to us as blind and partially-sighted people.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> So, if you have any favourite, genuinely useful skills to alert us 
>>> to, please write on or off-list. I plan to think of ways the best of 
>>> them could be included in an item, possibly a regular feature on our 
>>> podcast. If you can send audio files of you actually calling up your 
>>> favourite ones, so much the better. Those would be best sent 
>>> off-list
>> though.
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Clive
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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