Voice

Undercover Robots

This Dystopian Wearable Detects AIs Pretending to Be Humans

The 'Anti-AI AI' will literally send a chill down your spine.
Jordan Pearson
5.26.17
communication

This Company Wants to Match Nonverbal People to More Human Digital Voices

The technology for text-to-speech communication has been limiting for those who can't speak.
Katy Kelleher
2.27.17
tool

After 20 Minutes of Listening, New Adobe Tool Can Make You Say Anything

Adobe promises never to abuse it as they use to abuse their host.
Matthew Gault
11.5.16
video

This Is Why You Hate the Sound of Your Own Voice on Recordings

This is why your "phone voice" sounds different and worse.
Clinton Nguyen
10.22.15
short circuit

Stephen Hawking’s Speech Software Is Now Open Source and Free to Use

Intel has released the voice.
John Wenz
8.18.15
video

This Doctor Stuck an Endoscope Up His Nose And Sang a Song From 'Aladdin'

Henrik Widegren takes us on a tour of the whole new world that is his larynx.
Adam Owen
6.25.15
jacked in

Rewiring the Brain to Create New Senses

How the brain's neuroplasticity lets us substitute one sense for another—and invent new ones.
Luke Robert Mason
6.10.15
Motherboard Blog

Science Says We Actually Love the Sound of Our Own Voice

"Can I get more me in the monitor?"
Daniel Stuckey
9.13.13
Motherboard Blog

Are We Still on Talking Terms? A Case for Landlines

Here I am, in present day Astoria, Queens, on my landline. There are no tricks in this image, no filters, only a bit of cropping. I'm on my "AT&T trim-line 210":http://www.amazon.com/AT-Corded-Phone-Black-Handset/dp/B00005MITU/ref=pd_cp_e_0. It's no...
Daniel Stuckey
9.28.12