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Behind the Mic: The Science of Talking with Computers

Language. Easy for humans to understand (most of the time), but not so easy for computers. This is a short film about speech recognition, language understanding, neural nets, and using our voices to communicate with the technology around us.

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Google Corporate

Wit.AI, a startup building an API platform for speech recognition, has raised a $3 million seed round, led by Andreessen Horowitz. Ignition Partners, NEA, A-Grade, SVAngel, Eric Hahn, Alven Capital, and TenOneTen also contributed. 56 more words

Speech and the Digital healthcare Revolution at #SpeechTek

Come join me in the conversation with my colleagues at the SpeechTek 2014 conferencein Marriott Hotel in Time Square, Manhattan New York.

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Murmuring, Stuttering with Just a Pinch of Mumbling

There’s an awesome new standard for web developers that has been floating around the web for a short time that allows you to speak to your web apps and web sites. 729 more words


United we stand: Crowdsourcing for Digital Humanities

With the rise of web sites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo for crowdsourcing, we learned that thanks to the Internet people from different parts of the globe can gather to create, fund or be a part of a project. 783 more words



Pictures: Something different? How about some antiques? Just a couple.

How about a new bird for the week. This is not a very good shot but it is one of my favorite birds, Summer Tanager. 165 more words


Comparing Decoding Strategies for Subword-based Keyword Spotting in Low-Resourced Languages

I presented this paper at the 2014 Interspeech conference[1]. The work was done with Viet-Bac Le, Abdel Messaoudi, Lori Lamel, and Jean-Luc Gauvain. It was supported by the IARPA Babel project. 463 more words