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- An alexa-like device the size of a cupholder, for audio assistance while you drive. Here’s a live demo video
> Tacitron 2
- This was the first link in last week’s, and it got corrupted! User error! It’s the demos of very human-like sounding voices from the google project Tacitron 2. Definitely worth checking out, especially if you’re interested in TTS (text-to-speech).
- cool to see Apple feature a voice-powered app as app of the day. This is an interactive daily motivation app that’s centered around audio.