No, Women's Voices Are Not Easier to Understand Than Men's Voices

The not-quite human voice that emanates from your phone or GPS or other device is, more often than not, female. It's an obvious pattern, and one that many have claimed has a simple technical explanation: Female voices are easier to understand. The only problem is that it's not true. » 2/05/15 4:30pm 2/05/15 4:30pm

Woman Speaks First Words in 10 Years After Voice-Box Transplant

Brenda Jensen is speaking again, after ten years using an electronic voicebox, thanks to an ambitious larynx transplant. And before you ask—it's her own voice, and not that of the larynx donor, even though that would be cool. » 1/21/11 3:40am 1/21/11 3:40am

Sometimes, Dreams Come True

In 2007 I whined and whined asking for an iPhone Software Developer's Kit. Back then, I asked for five apps. It took two years, but today I've got them all. The last one just came in yesterday. » 11/20/09 11:40am 11/20/09 11:40am