What Happens When Siri and Google Voice Play Operator

Remember when you were in preschool, sitting around in a circle, whispering a message from person to person until it reached the last kid in the chain and was completely different? As part of his "Digital Humor Theory" thesis, Pratt Institute graduate student Michael J. Silber did just that with Siri's text-to-voice and … » 4/22/13 6:20pm 4/22/13 6:20pm

Like All Their Other Services, Google Voice Is Only Around to Collect…

When Google launched their Voice service a couple of years ago, people made a big deal about what their move into the telecom world meant. In a print-only interview with New Scientist Peter Norvig, Google's head of research, said the main reason they launched the service was so they could better learn how to transcribe … » 5/03/11 1:41pm 5/03/11 1:41pm