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PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 714: Mechanical Speech

75 years ago, there was the Voder, created by Bell Labs to show how speech could be simulated with a machine. Check out the demo of the Voder on YouTube.

It's sad that, even in 2014, speech generation hasn't advanced enough that Siri and the Google Now girl sound natural. They just don't.

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PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 714: Mechanical Speech

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