Can Siri and Alexa Help Breathe New Life Into Encyclopedia Britannica?

Guardians of History, a new voice-activated adventure, will furnish the answer

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Millions of consumers have grown to rely on their virtual assistants with commands like, “Alexa, set the timer for 10 minutes” and “Hey Siri, what’s the weather forecast?” And soon, some of us might enlist the help of our voice-recognition devices for a noble task that basically amounts to: “OK Google, let’s help keep Encyclopedia Britannica around.”

Well, that’s not the literal command, but that’s the basic idea. The venerable encyclopedia company is introducing a voice-activated adventure aimed at kids ages 8 to 12 called the Guardians of History.



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