Living with the Amazon Echo is more challenging than we thought

It doesn't help that our Asian accent is wildly misunderstood by Alexa

She's sort of just sitting there, her sleek round cylindrical body looks poised and well placed on the table, blending in with the background yet appearing distinct and noticible.

"Alexa, play Summer of '69 by Bryan Adams," I beg her for the tenth time.

"I'm sorry, I could not understand-," she replies before I cut her off and proceed to wonder how far I could fling her out the window.