January 16, 2015

The SciFri Book Club is back! Plus, what’s at stake when cyber-security is compromised, smartphones and sleep, sea turtle navigation, and more.

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The Long Quest to Make Machines Talk

Brad Story, a professor of speech, language, and hearing sciences, walks us through the history of talking machines, and computer scientists Alan Black and Rupal Patel talk about making computerized voices more personal and engaging.

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