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Hack Your World with Amazon Alexa
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NOTE: All recipients of Echo and Echo Dot devices have been contacted for their shipping information.

Alexa, the voice service that powers the Amazon Echo, provides capabilities, or skills, that enable customers to interact with devices in a more intuitive way using voice. Every skill you create makes Alexa smarter. This challenge invites you to build an Alexa skill that will improve sustainability or accessibility around us (choose one challenge).

Sustainability challenge:

Build an Alexa skill that promotes a sustainable lifestyle and empowers Alexa users to make a change in the way they live. For example, an Alexa skill that compares the carbon footprint generated by catching the bus versus driving a car. Using publicly available datasets may be useful in developing an Alexa skill for this challenge. Here are some examples:

- A number of free datasets hosted in Amazon Web Services (AWS).

- Community-sourced,