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    • We do a lot of kitchen and children-related timer stuff (it's kinda futile to argue with a robot telling you your time is up :) ). All the usual suspects like weather forecasts, and I also have it hooked up to my Netatmo weather station and sensors in a couple rooms (and some more of home control stuff). I don't really have practical use for its commute check but I imagine it might be nice for people who depend on changing fortunes of traffic and/or public transportation to get to work in time. We listen to Spotify occasionally (my recommendations and top charts there are irreversibly ruined by preteen choices and lullabies :) ). When our younger son was just a baby, we used the "Drop In" functionality to listen in on him sleeping in the bedroom from the living room, and it is very occasionally useful to check into the living room from my phone on the go, to clarify some shopping question or make sure homework is done before playstation gets t be used :) speaking of shopping, we keep trying to get into the habit to use Alexa's shopping list, but it's not sticking so far, mostly because we are just too chaotic at shopping. For the little kid, we also have some random "skills" enabled mostly around animal sounds ("Alexa, sound like a whale", etc, the choice is surprisingly wide), and I have some space geekery "skills" enabled so I can find out by voice when is the next SpaceX launch and such. You can ask her to read out Wikipedia articles and do some simple conversions (this also usually relates to cooking stuff). Think that's about it.