To have my kids entertain themselves.
What it does
Repeats back whatever you say. But be careful not to insult the parrot. It might insult you back.
How I built it
Using the Alexa Skills Kit and Amazon Lamda.
Challenges I ran into
Using the Amazon Literal slot type was confusing.
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
This was actually the first Alexa skill I ever created
What I learned
How to build a custom Alexa skill.
What's next for Talking Parrot
Make it more entertaining after the novelty wears off.