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Open Voice #06: Science, trends and analysis

Hi there! Another week, another collection of links from the past week. Here's what we found worthwhi
Open Voice #06: Science, trends and analysis
By Maarten & Sam • Issue #6 • View online
Hi there!
Another week, another collection of links from the past week. Here’s what we found worthwhile to share with you:

🔛 All Ears: Always-On Listening Devices Could Soon Be Everywhere
Back in the days...
We found another gem from the past. Google got a lot of awe for their first Duplex demo. It seems ordering food through a robotic voice has been done before. While not automated, the clip below documents how a computer voice was used to order pizza in 1974.
Donald Sherman orders a pizza using a talking computer, Dec 4, 1974 - YouTube
Donald Sherman orders a pizza using a talking computer, Dec 4, 1974 - YouTube
That’s it for this week. We’re both getting close to the holidays, but decided we’ll find a way to continue our weekly pace. Last week we crossed the 100 subscribers mark (👋 hello and welcome to you who joined in the past few weeks!).
See you next week!
Cheers,
Maarten & Sam
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